Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Test Your Understanding - Level 2 - Application/Analysis: 8

Answer

ATP would probably act as an inhibitor in a feedback mechanism.

Work Step by Step

Negative feedback often sees an end product, here, ATP, inhibit its own production once enough of it is created. ATP could shut down phosphofructokinase until more ATP was needed/its concentration declined enough for its inhibitory role to end until its concentration once again rose.
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