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    hydrolyzed to produce adenosine diphosphate (ADP) and orthophosphate (Pi), or to adenosine monophosphate (AMP) and Pi, free energy is liberated. This free energy can then be utilized for endergonic reactions that need an input of free energy in order to occur. The recycling of ATP/ADP is critical to for energy exchange in living organisms. Thermodynamically unfavorable reactions can be driven if they are coupled to ATP hydrolysis in a new reaction. The structure of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is composed

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    ATP - Adenosine Triphosphate: is a complex chemical compound, which is formed with the energy that is released from food and stored in all cells, but particularly muscles. Only from the energy released by the breakdown of this compound can the cells perform work. The ATP-PC System is an anaerobic process which means that fast bursts of energy for short, powerful bursts are produced and there is no oxygen involved in this process. www.ptdirect.com/anatomy-and-physiology/energy-systems/the-atp-p-system

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    Enzymology, Catalytic Mechanism, Carbohydrate Metabolism, Adenosine Triphosphate Enzymes are proteins and their function is to act as catalysts to speed up certain chemical reactions in the cell that would be slower without them. This process occurs as steps in a cycle with separate reactions in each step. If there is a missing product the step in the cycle will be incomplete and the normal function of the organism cannot be accomplished causing negative effects on the organism. The biological

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    three major systems to supply the energy needs -- the ATP/PC, glycolytic, and oxygen (anaerobic) energy systems. The ATP/PC system is not oxidative - it does not utilize oxygen. Rather, this system creates energy through the utilization of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and creatine phosphate (CP). CP is created in the body and uses muscle strands as a way of storage. It is broken around chemicals (enzymes) to recover ATP, which is likewise stored in the muscle strands. Whenever ATP and is thus disintegrated

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    Biology 8.1 Summary

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    exceptionally useful as the basic energy source of all cells. 8.1 Vocab Autotroph- a plant that is able to make their own food Heterotroph- a plant evolve its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances. Adenosine triphosphate is a compound consisting of an adenosine molecule bonded to three phosphate groups, which is in all living tissue. 8.2 Key Concepts Photosynthesis uses the energy of sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into high-energy sugars and oxygen. In addition

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    the ball into the basket is what relates to this system the most. The ATP-CP system is one of the three energy pathways. The ATP-CP system is mostly activated when short and quick bursts of energy are released from the body. ATP stands for adenosine triphosphate and CP stands for creatine phosphate. CP is used to reactivate ATP, but this process is quite short-lived. This is why this relates to the fast action of dunking the basketball into the basket before your competitor gets to it. The second

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    Adenosine triphosphate, ATP, is considered by biologists to be the energy currency of all life. ATP keeps us alive. It is a high-energy molecule that stores the energy we need to do just about everything. It is present in every cell. Physical mechanisms by the body that require energy mostly use ATP. ATP is remarkable for its ability to enter into many reactions. They both use food to extract energy and the reactions in other physiological processes provide energy to the cells by ATP. Our bodies

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    All cells store energy in a molecule called adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in the aerobic respiration process oxygen is required to generate adenosine triphosphate (ATP). This compound contains three phosphate groups, but can release energy by losing one of these to form adenosine diphosphate (ADP). ADP can also gain a phosphate group to become ATP, and store energy. Glucose, the starting point for all processes

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    What Is Mitochondria?

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    They provide a eukaryote with the ability of cellular respiration. Cellular respiration is defined as: "…a set of metabolic reactions and processes that take place in the cells of organisms to convert biochemical energy from nutrients into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), and then release waste products". Basically these organelles produce energy, and that is what allows us to live. They are called "mitochondria", and their processes involve very complex biomolecular procedures, all happening on the

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    stored energy called ATP or adenosine triphosphate. In order for our body to use the energy we make our cells need the energy to be transferred into ATP, adenosine triphosphate to be able to let our body do anything. Adenosine triphosphate is made up of adenine, ribose and three phosphate groups attached to it. The three phosphate groups are very uncomfortable being next to each other, so ATP splits them up shifts one of the phosphate groups off the end creating Adenosine diphosphate. In this reaction

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