Major Points, Lecture 18 SS10

Major Points, Lecture 18 SS10 - BSCI105 Freshman Connection...

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Fall 2010 Major Points, Lecture 18 (Chapter 8) 1. Define the term "metabolism." 2. Contrast anabolic and catabolic processes. 3. Explain the term "metabolic pathway." 4. Define "energy." What are two forms energy can take within a system? 5. What important principle does the 1st Law of Thermodynamics define? 6. What principle is defined by the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics? 7. What happens to the entropy in a system as order increases? decreases? 8. What is the difference between total energy and free energy? 9. What factor is the major cause of the difference between total energy and free energy? 10. What is the symbol for the change in free energy that occurs with a chemical reaction? 11. If a reaction has a positive change in free energy is endergonic or exergonic? Which has more free energy, the reactants or the products? Is the reaction spontaneous? 12. What is meant by the term "chemical equilibrium?" 13. What does the equilibrium constant describe? 14. Describe the relationship between Keq and delta G.
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course BSCI 105 taught by Professor Jensen during the Summer '07 term at Maryland.

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Major Points, Lecture 18 SS10 - BSCI105 Freshman Connection...

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