ATP: Adenosine Triphosphate

Review Questions

The energy released by the hydrolysis of ATP is____

  1. primarily stored between the alpha and beta phosphates
  2. equal to −57 kcal/mol
  3. harnessed as heat energy by the cell to perform work
  4. providing energy to coupled reactions

Hint:

D

Which of the following molecules is likely to have the most potential energy?

  1. sucrose
  2. ATP
  3. glucose
  4. ADP

Hint:

A