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Week 3 Guide for Independent Learning As you read Sections 8.1-8.2 and 9.1, formulate answers to these questions. 1. Explain the role of catabolic and anabolic pathways in cellular metabolism. 2. Distinguish between kinetic and potential energy. 3. Explain the first and second laws of thermodynamics in your own words. 4. Explain why highly ordered living organisms do not violate the second law of thermodynamics. 5. Write and define each component of the equation for free-energy change. 6. Distinguish between exergonic and endergonic reactions in terms of free energy change. 7. Explain how metabolic pathways are regulated.
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Unformatted text preview: 8. In general terms, distinguish between fermentation and cellular respiration. 9. Write the summary equation for cellular respiration. Write the specific chemical equation for the degradation of glucose. 10. Define oxidation and reduction. 11. Explain in general terms how redox reactions are involved in energy exchanges. 12. Describe the role of NAD+ in cellular respiration. 13. In general terms, explain the role of the electron transport chain in cellular respiration. 14. Name the three stages of cellular respiration and state the region of the eukaryotic cell where each stage occurs....
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