ATP

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  • Created by: laurenh31
  • Created on: 04-12-19 23:18

Cells can't get their energy directly from glucose.

Energy released from the breakdown of glucose in respiration is used to make ATP from ADP and Pi in a condensation reaction. The reaction is catalysed by the enzyme ATP synthase.

ATP diffuses to the part of the cell where energy is needed.

Energy is stored as chemical energy in the phosphate bond. When ATP is hydrolysed…

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