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Unformatted text preview: by entropic changes. 7. (2 pts) Which of the following biochemical processes can occur spontaneously? A) a process that has positive ∆ H and negative ∆ S B) a process that has nearly zero ∆ H and positive ∆ S C) a process that has nearly zero ∆ H and negative ∆ S D) a process that has negative ∆ H and positive ∆ S E) b and d 8. (2 pts) Please draw the chemical reaction of how L-homoserine is converted to homoserine lactone, and explain why L-serine cannot form a similar structure. You can omit the hydrogen atoms on carbons. Answers: 1. F 2. T 3. F 4. T 5. F 6. T 7. E 8. Fig. 2.17 in the book...
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- Spring '10
- Chemistry, der Waals interactions