General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life (5th Edition)

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Chapter 22 - Metabolic Pathways for Carbohydrates - 22.1 Metabolism and Energy - Questions and Problems: 22.7

Answer

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In human cells, the energy released from the oxidation of the food that we consume is stored in the form of a high energy compound known as adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Therefore, all energy is stored in the form of ATP, making ATP the source of energy to carry out bodily functions.
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