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What does ATP stand for?
Adenine Triphosphate
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Which enzyme breaks down the bond between the last 2 phosphates?
ATPase
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What happens when the bond between the last 2 phosphates is broken?
Potential energy is released- used for muscular contraction.
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What sort of reaction is this?
Exothermic.
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What does ATP become?
ADP
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What is the advantage of having ATP in the muscles?
Can be used straight away.
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Why is there limited stores of ATP?
Only supply energy for 2-3 seconds of work.
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What is 'resynthesis'?
Reversible. Breaks down ATP to ADP to release energy.
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What is needed to resynthesis ADP back to ATP?
Energy- to rebuild the bond.
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What sort of reaction is the resynthesis of ADP back to ATP?
Endothermic.
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Name the body's 3 energy systems and state how long they last.
ATP/PC= upto 10secs, Lactic Acid= 10secs-3mins and Aerobic= 3mins+
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