Enzymes in Energy Systems

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ATPase
The enzyme used to break down ATP leaving adenosine di-phosphate (ADP) which is an inorganic phosphate
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Creatine kinase
This enzyme detects high levels of ADP and breaks down Phosphocreatine (PC) in the muscles to phosphate and creatine releasing energy for the re-synthesis of ATP from ADP.
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Glycogen phosphorylase
This enzyme breaks down glycogen to glucose.
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Phosphofructokinase
This enzyme breaks down glucose into pyruvic acid.
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Lactate dehydrogenase
The enzyme that breaks down pyruvic acid into lactic acid.
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Creatine kinase

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This enzyme detects high levels of ADP and breaks down Phosphocreatine (PC) in the muscles to phosphate and creatine releasing energy for the re-synthesis of ATP from ADP.

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Glycogen phosphorylase

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Phosphofructokinase

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Lactate dehydrogenase

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