ATP: Adenosine Triphosphate

Review Questions

The energy released by the hydrolysis of ATP 

A.  is primarily stored between the alpha and beta phosphates

B.  is 100% efficient; in other words, no energy is lost to the surroundings as heat

C.  is harnessed as heat energy by the cell to perform work

D.  provides the energy required to push endergonic reactions

Hint:

D

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

A.  starch

B.  ADP

C.  glucose

D.  carbon dioxide

Hint:

A

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