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hi guys I was wondering if you could help me with this concept
i thought energy was released when the bonds of atp are broken (atp hydrolysis)
but what is all this energy is released through bond formation and never released when breaking bonds?? courtesy of exam crackers

thanks, I did a search but I am still confused.
 

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hi guys I was wondering if you could help me with this concept
i thought energy was released when the bonds of atp are broken (atp hydrolysis)
but what is all this energy is released through bond formation and never released when breaking bonds?? courtesy of exam crackers

thanks, I did a search but I am still confused.
Here is a nice explanation for you. It goes from basic to detailed. There is plenty more info out there, but this should cover your question. If you have problems with it after that pm me and I'd be happy to explain it in further detail.

http://www.blobs.org/science/article.php?article=30

Hope it helps.
 
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