Assignment 5 - Ally Solowicz Dr Sanstad Biology 101 3 July...

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Ally Solowicz Dr. Sanstad Biology 101 3 July 2016 Assignment 5 Energy and Enzymes The laws of thermodynamics are important unifying principles of biology. These principles govern the chemical processes in all in all biological organisms. The first law of thermodynamics in biology is known as the law of conservation of energy, states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed. The energy may change from one form to another, but the energy in a closed system remains constant. The second law states that when energy is transferred, there is less energy available at the end of the transfer process than at the beginning. Due to entropy, which is the measure of disorder in a closed system, all of the available
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