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Unformatted text preview: activation energy in chemical reactions. 1. Distinguish between endergonic and exergonic reactions. 2. Draw a diagram to illustrate activation energy in a chemical reaction. 3. Describe a coupled reaction. 3. Understand the role of energy carrier molecules in cells. 1. List the subunits of an ATP molecule. 2. Diagram the conversion of ATP to ADP and the reverse. 3. Use Figure 6-11 as a guide to how ATP can couple glucose breakdown and protein synthesis in a cell. 4. Understand how enzymes are used to regulate chemical reactions. 1. Describe the basic features of a catalyst. 2. Know the type of biological molecule that most often functions as an enzyme. 3. List two additional features of enzymes. 4. Diagram the cycle of enzyme-substrate reactions. 5. Explain ways that enzymes are controlled. 6. Describe how enzyme activity is influenced by changes in temperature or pH....
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