Bio Notes 5

Bio Notes 5 - sequences called METABOLIC PATHWAYS Synthesis...

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Energy, ATP, and Enzymes -ATP couples metabolic reactions that release usable energy with reactions that require energy. -On their own, metabolic reactions proceed too slowly to sustain life -Enzymes increase reaction rates -Environmental factors influence enzyme activity **ATP = nucleic acid. ** -cells concentrate, convert, and dispose of most substances in orderly, enzyme-mediated reaction
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Unformatted text preview: sequences called METABOLIC PATHWAYS Synthesis Anabolism Decomposition Catabolism Dehydration Hydrolysis e.g. photosynthesis e.g. respiration-Biosynthetic pathways-construct large molecules from small ones-require energy-Photosynthesis-main biosynthetic pathway in the biosphere-autotrophs...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2010 for the course ENG 200 taught by Professor English during the Spring '10 term at Meredith.

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