Energy charge

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Energy charge


The energy charge of the adenylate system or adenylate energy charge (AEC) has been defined by Atkinson and Walton (1967) as (ATP + Β½ ADP)/(AMP + ADP + ATP). Wheather the AEC is a fundamental metabolic control parameter remains a controversial topic.

Abbreviation: AEC

Reference: Atkinson 1967 J Biol Chem

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