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Unformatted text preview: 2 and H 2 O is highly exergonic ( G = -636 kcal//mol). Why doesnt glucose spontaneously combust? a. The glucose molecules lack the activation energy at room/body temperature b. There is too much CO 2 in the air c. CO 2 has higher energy than glucose d. The formation of six CO 2 molecules from one glucose molecule decreases entropy...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2009 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08