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Curious3141
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Jan31-06, 06:08 AM
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What is the energy wavelenth used by ATP?
What do you mean by wavelength ? De Broglie wavelength ?

Well, since one molecule of ATP gives around 10^(-19)J upon hydrolysis of the terminal phosphate residue, we have :

[tex]E = \frac{hc}{\lambda}[/tex]

so [tex]\lambda[/tex] is http://www.google.com/search?hs=szY&...9J&btnG=Search

around 2 microns, that's in the infrared photon region.