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Enzymatic reactions that use ATP as energy source

  1. Nov 11, 2008 #1
    can anyone tell me what are the enzymatic reactions that use ATP an energy source ?
     
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  3. Nov 12, 2008 #2
  4. Nov 12, 2008 #3

    Andy Resnick

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    Well, not *every*, but certainly very many.
     
  5. Nov 13, 2008 #4
    Yes, a great many of them require ATP.

    Take glycolysis for example. Even though it produces 4 ATP, it requires 2 ATP to break down glucose into pyruvates, iirc.
     
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