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Energy types consumed by eye. ATP, ADP, AMP?

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What are the energy types consumed by the eye ? With the percentage .
Example:
1 - Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) 30%
2- adenosine diphosphate (ADP) 5%
3- adenosine monophosphate (AMP) 23%
4- ..............

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Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I understand your concern.
ATP is the main source of energy in the eye, however, it is very difficult to express it in a percentage form, since it keeps varying with the various eye movements, and based on how much it is used.
It is not possible to express it in a percentage form. Can you kindly mention what kind of information are you exactly looking for.
Regards,
Dr. Jay


Patient replied :

Hello doctor Do I understand that the eye uses ATP only ?


Dear,
Yes, ATP is the energy form used by eyes to perceive light and do other movements.
Regards.


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: Diabetologist
Experience: 
MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Senior Residency in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
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