EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE

EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE - CHAPTER 5: BIOENERGETICS-THE FLOW OF...

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CHAPTER 5: BIOENERGETICS-THE FLOW OF ENERGY IN A CELL 1. Name and briefly describe the six kinds of biological work identified in the text. How does the text’s author define the term “work”? 2. Review the flow of energy through the biosphere. Explain why energy flow is said to be one-way and why matter flow is said to be cyclic. 3. Define the term “bioenergetics.” 4. Review the First Law of Thermodynamics. Explain how the concept of enthalpy relates to the first law of thermodynamics as applied to a biological system.
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5. Review the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Explain how the concept of entropy and free energy relate to the second law of thermodynamics as applied to a biological system. 6. Define the term “equilibrium constant” or K eq . Explain how to apply the K eq in deciding which direction a chemical reaction will proceed. 7. Describe or explain the relationship between ∆G ’ and K’ eq . Describe how this relationship can be used to explain how far from equilibrium a given reaction is. 8.
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EXAM 2 STUDY GUIDE - CHAPTER 5: BIOENERGETICS-THE FLOW OF...

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