The covalent bonds

The covalent bonds - an ion. When this happens,...

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The covalent bonds that unite the phosphate units in ATP are high- energy bonds.  When an ATP molecule is broken down by an enzyme, the third  (terminal) phosphate unit is released as a phosphate group, which is 
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Unformatted text preview: an ion. When this happens, approximately 7.3 kilocalories of energy are released. (A kilocalorie equals 1,000 calories.) This energy is made available to do the work of the cell....
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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