Answer to Question #232841 in Biochemistry for Student

Question #232841
Addition of Phosphate groups to molecules usually requires ATP as source of energy but in glycolysis a phosphate group is added to Glyceraldehyde-3-P without a ATP molecule. How?
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2021-09-06T09:12:02-0400

Glyceraldehyde-3-P (GAP)  is also known as  triose phosphate. ATP molecule is not required when adding a phosphate group to Glyceraldehyde-3-P since the triosephosphate isomerase enzyme rapidly transforms the molecules so that they can be used in the next step of glycolysis.


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