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The breaking of the phosphoanhydride bond releases energy, which can be used to drive many cellular reactions, ranging from the chemosmosis of hydrogen ions in the electron transport chain, to the movement of molecules across cell membranes.
- ↑ 'How much energy is released in ATP hydrolysis?' http://book.bionumbers.org/how-much-energy-is-released-in-atp-hydrolysis/ (Accessed 21/10/18)
- ↑ Crofts, A. 'Factors contributing to the free energy hydrolysis of ATP'. (1996). http://www.life.illinois.edu/crofts/bioph354/atp_hydrolysis.html (accessed 21/10/18)
- ↑ Li, C.; Ueno, H.; Wantanabe, R.; Noji, H.; Komatsuzaki, T. 'ATP hydrolysis assists phosphate release and promotes reaction ordering in F1-ATPase' (2015). Nature Communications, 6; 10223.