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SugarRainbow

  • 2 years ago

ADP + pi=ATP what does pi stand for?

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  1. Shadowys
    • 2 years ago
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    A phosphate ion.

  2. SugarRainbow
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    okay c

  3. mayankdevnani
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    ATP to ADP - Energy Release This is done by a simple process, in which one of the phosphate molecules is broken off, therefore reducing the ATP from 3 phosphates to 2, forming ADP (Adenosine Diphosphate after removing one of the phosphates {Pi}). This is commonly wrote as ADP + Pi.

  4. ebaxter01
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    Pi usually denotes inorganic phosphate which is the same as a phosphate ion as my learned friends indicated above. The term is used to differentiate this form of phosphate from esters of phosphate.

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