BIBC 102 HW 1

BIBC 102 HW 1 - Metabolic Biochemistry Summer Session 2010...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Metabolic Biochemistry Name:____________ Summer Session 2010 Homework 1 (40 pts.) Section:___________ 1) (5 pts.) How does enzymatic catalysis affect the rate constant (k) for the reaction being catalyzed? Explain. How does this affect the velocity of the catalyzed reaction? 2) (5 pts.) How does enzymatic catalysis affect the equilibrium constant for the reaction being catalyzed? Explain. How does this affect the velocity of the catalyzed reaction? 3) (5 pts.) The following chemical reaction was set up and allowed to proceed to equilibrium: compound X compound Y + compound Z Each compound was found to have the following concentration at equilibrium: compound X 8.2 x10 -6 M compound Y 1.7 x10 -2 M compound Z 1.7 x10 -2 M If the forward rate constant (k 1 ) for the reaction equals 128 sec -1 , calculate the value of the reverse rate constant (k -1 ). Show all of your work, and use the correct units on all constants.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
4) (5 pts.) The following exercises involve drawing amino acid structures. You will not be expected to memorize the structures of the 20 different amino acids for the exam, but if you are given the name or structure of an amino acid you should be able to identify what class ( i.e.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 5

BIBC 102 HW 1 - Metabolic Biochemistry Summer Session 2010...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online