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1

Name 3 properties of ATP

1 - releases energy in small quantities
2 - small
3 - water soluble

2

What does ATP stand for?

Adenosine triphosphate

3

What is the structure of ATP?

3 triphosphate, pentose ribose sugar, adenine base

4

How does ATP release energy?

a hydrolysis reaction removes one phosphate from the structure which results in the release in energy

5

When energy is released what does ATP become?

ADP (adenosine diphosphate)

6

What reaction reform ATP?

condensation