three phosphates

n=1


a: three phosphates ~
b: a loaded spring

What:

"for ATP is that its three phosphates are like a loaded spring. Losing one of the phosphates-the source of energy for a cell-is like relaxing the spring. "


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Date: Jan 14 2018 6:25 PM



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