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ATP used per gastric mucosa H+ release - 594875943
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Q: An investigator studying the energy requirements for acid secretion in gastric mucosa cells observes that the energy needed to secrete 1.0 nmol of H+ is 7 x 10-9 kcal. Given this result,
how many ATP molecules must be hydrolyzed during the secretion of one Htion?


Answer choices:
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 6
E. 38


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the answer is A bc of the 1:1 H+, K+ ATPase which i understand now but my question about this is why did they give us all those numbers then? was it just to throw us off?
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