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1 Energy Transfer • Energy - the capacity or ability to perform work. • Metabolism - chemical reactions occurring in the body • Enzyme - protein molecule designed to enhance the rate of a specific metabolic reaction. • ATP - adenosine tri-phosphate – immediate energy currency of cell – must rebuild as fast as it is utilized
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Unformatted text preview: – energy from bonds in food sources used to produce ATP from ADP – phosphate bonds are very high energy- breaking bond releases energy • Anaerobic metabolism -does not require oxygen • Aerobic metabolism -requires the presence of oxygen...
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