Biology of Animals september 13

Biology of Animals september 13 - Biology of Animals...

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Biology of Animals 9/13/11 Structure: enzyme with active sites and reactants or substrates. For a reaction to occur, substrates A and B must collide. Without a catalyst substrates collide by chance. (nut and bolt, glucose and fructose= sucrose, ATP, building reaction, chemical reaction by breaking the covalent bond and forming a new bond) Food replenishes your ATP supply by ADP and phosphate Seesaw from last lecture=coupled reaction (glucose +fructose=sucrose) endergonic + exergonic reaction Endergonic- going higher/ exergonic- downhill Endergonic is from glucose to fructose= sucrose Nucleic- in nucleus of the cell- DNA and RNA are nucleic acid- polymers made of monomers called nucleotides Monomer = sugar+polymer+base- (AGCT) AG- 2 ring/ CT- 1 ring/ both are C-N rings Adenine ribose and phosphate make ATP Chapter 6 Metabolic Pathways Question: why do we need energy? o
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