ATP and Respirations

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  • Created on: 20-03-16 09:30
What kind of molecule is ATP and what does it consist of?
A Nucleotide consisting of an organic base (adenine), a 5-carbon sugar (ribose) and a sequence of phosphate groups linked together
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What is phosphorylation?
The addition of phosphate to ADP to form ATP
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What are the 3 types of phosphorylation?
Oxidative phosphorylation, Photophosphorylation and Substrate-level phosphorylation
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Advantages of ATP as a source of energy
1. The hydrolysis of ATP to ADP is a single reaction that releases immediate energy. 2. Only one enzyme is needed 3. ATP releases energy in small amounts
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What can ATP be used for?
Metabolic processes, Active transport, Movement, Nerve transmission and Secretion
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The addition of phosphate to ADP to form ATP

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