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ATP is the end result of breaking apart glycogen. This isn't a trick question imo, it's in every textbook that glycogen is a primary store of "will soon become ATP" materials, like glucose. The keyword here is "primary," as there are other ways of getting and storing ATP... that is, putting oxygen and glucose into the cells, and then there is always ...


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If you are only given glycogen and ATP as choices, then glycogen is the correct answer. The reason for this is, that muscle cells need ATP also for other very important processes (such as keeping the membrane potential stable and preventing cramps). Thus, while ATP is the actual fuel that powers myosin to create the muscle force, the cell needs to keep the ...


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This is a typical MCQ which in order to answer you have to have been at somebody’s lectures or be able to read his mind. The antithesis of education! Cells don’t store energy like car batteries. Glycogen in muscle is a store of carbohydrate. It can be used to generate ATP if it is broken down to glucose and the glucose glycolysed. I wouldn’t have chosen ...



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