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Unformatted text preview: Metabolic pathways are used to build complex molecules or do complex metabolic activities as well as to degrade. Pathways can be linear, branching or cyclical. Cellular respiration and photosynthesis are but two of the wonderful metabolic pathways of cells. Direction of Energy Flow Exergonic Chemical Reactions Some chemical reactions release energy -- the amount of energy in the products is less than that of the reactants. Such reactions are said to be exergonic. Exergonic Reactions of Cellular Respiration...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10