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Energy-rich phosphates

Energy-rich phosphates --> high energy phosphates

Those phosphates that, on hydrolysis, yield an unusually large amount of energy; e.g., nucleotide polyphosphates such as atp, enol phosphates such as phosphoenolpyruvate.

See: high energy compounds.

Synonym: energy-rich phosphates.

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Re: Kinases

... between the ADP moiety and the phosphate moiety that is the highest-energy bond in the molecule. If the terminal phosphate of ATP is transferred ... side. Not every kinase will use ATP as a substrate. Other high-energy phosphates are available in cells and there are many kinases. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinase

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Kinases
Replies: 2
Views: 2339

What happens to free phosphates after DNA elongation in PCR?

... adds free nucleotides to the 3' OH end of template DNA, 2 of the 3 phosphates of the nucleotide are removed (creating the energy necessary to form the phosphodiester bond that attaches the remaining phosphate group ...

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by Melstmu2010
Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happens to free phosphates after DNA elongation in PCR?
Replies: 1
Views: 1734

Generation of DNA nucleotides

... nts, are also used for alot of metabolic pathways (especially ATP - the energy currency of the body/organism, and it can be converted into other NTPs (nucleotide tri phosphates). There is alot going on in a system that has many checks and balances to keep ...

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by kolean
Sun Jan 03, 2010 12:01 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Generation of DNA nucleotides
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Views: 67181

Energy from fatty acids?

... pathway does matter in a Biological System. It is all about how many phosphates you can take from one substrate to the next, which utilizes specific enzymes, and produces the main energy substrate, ATP.

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by kolean
Tue Dec 22, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Energy from fatty acids?
Replies: 10
Views: 6474

Biology IQ test: How smart are you = look

... the conversion of free glucose into cellulose is offset by a release of energy. 2) Maxwell’s demon seems to violate the Second Law of Thermodynamics, ... B) At least two of the oxidation reactions do involve the addition of phosphates whose later elimination converts aldehydes to carboxylates and ...

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by DemiMike
Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology IQ test: How smart are you = look
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