Biology 311C Lecture 19 - the free energy is negative. ATP...

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October 10, 2011 Biology 311C Lecture 19 For a process to occur on its own, it does not require energy input, and will increase the entropy of the universe. The free-energy change of a reaction tells us whether or not the reaction occurs spontaneously. Free energy is the amount of energy available to do work. A chemical reaction is a metabolic process. An exergonic reaction has a release of energy. The reactants have more free energy and
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Unformatted text preview: the free energy is negative. ATP has more free energy than ADP. Energy coupling is the energy release from the exergonic reaction can power the endergonic reaction. Making a polypeptide is endergonic. Glutamic acid conversion to glutamine is nonspontaneous. The regeneration of ATP from ADP is Energy from catablosim is exergonic and an energy releasing processes. The hydrolysis of ATP releases energy....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course BIO 311 C taught by Professor Mcclelland during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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