Topic 8 Energy, Enzymes, & Transport

Topic 8 Energy, Enzymes, & Transport - III.Role of...

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MCB 181R, Spring 2008 Outline for Topic 8: Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism I. Principles of Energy Transformation in Living Organism A. Nature of Energy B. Laws of Thermodynamics C. Role of Free Energy in Biological Reactions 1. Exergonic reactions 2. Endergonic reactions 3. What the equilibrium point of a reactions tells us about the nature of the reaction II. The Role of ATP in Biological Reaction Energetics A. Structure B. Coupling of ATP synthesis and hydrolysis to other reactions
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Unformatted text preview: III.Role of Enzymes in Catalyzing Biological Reactions A. Overcoming activation energy B. Increasing reaction rates C. How enzymes interact with their substrates D. Role of cofactors, coenzymes, prosthetic groups E. Effects of substrate concentration IV. How enzymes are regulated A. Inhibitors 1. Irreversible 2. Reversible a) non-competitive b) competitive (1)simple (2)allosteric B. Feedback Inhibition C. Effects of environment 1. pH 2. temperature...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2010 for the course MCB 181R taught by Professor Leonard during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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