How many ATPs does a Calorie yeild ?

1 calorie = how many ATPs ??

does anybody know. for people who don't know what an ATP is, it is basically energy for a cell.

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    The net change in energy at Standard Temperature and Pressure of the decomposition of ATP into hydrated ADP and hydrated inorganic phosphate is -12 kcal / mole in vivo (inside of a living cell) and -7.3 kcal / mole in vitro (in laboratory conditions).

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