Energy and ATP

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3 main uses of ATP?
Mechanical, Transport and Chemical
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Why is ATP also known as 'universal energy currency'?
Found in all organisms and produced using the same enzyme ATP Synthetase.
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Why is it a good energy source? (3)
Manageable amount of energy produced; instant source of energy; used for all energy requiring reactions
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Endergonic reaction?
ADP + Pi -> ATP + H20. ATP synthetase
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Exergonic reaction?
ATP +H20 -> ADP + Pi. ATP'ase
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How is ATP made in aerobic respiration? where?
Oxidative phosphorylation on cristae of mitochondria
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How is ATP make in photosynthesis? where?
Photophosphorylation on thylakoid membrane of chloroplasts.
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Found in all organisms and produced using the same enzyme ATP Synthetase.

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