2 atp energy for cells adenosine triphosphate atp

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Unformatted text preview: ogical systems 5.2 ATP: Energy for Cells Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) • Cells use ATP to carry out nearly all activities • One nucleotide attached to 3 phosphate groups makes it unstable • Attachment of third phosphate group is very unstable. ATP: Energy for Cells ATP needs energy to be created and can release energy quickly k 2. Energy from food is then stored as a phosphate bond in ATP. 3. Energy is then released 1. Energy from food is when the phosphate bond required to push a third i is broken, and can be used to phosp...
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