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Why is ATP useful?
- Releases energy in small/manageable amounts - Broken down in one step/ single bond broken - Makes energy available rapidly - Phosphorylates - Lowers activation energy - Reformed/made again
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Uses of ATP
Active transport, muscle contraction, protein synthesis
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What does ATP consist of?
Nitrogenous organic base and three phosphate groups
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How is ATP formed?
Add a phosphate group to ADP creating a high energy bond, condensation reaction and the enzyme ATP synthase
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When does this occur?
Photosynthesis and respiration
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