Synthesis of protein from amino acids is an example

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Unformatted text preview: of glucose in the presence of oxygen, is an example of a pathway of catabolism And some metabolic pathways create molecules •  Anabolic pathways consume energy to build complex molecules from simpler ones •  The synthesis of protein from amino acids is an example of anabolism •  BioenergeEcs is the study of how organisms manage their energy resources Energy is the capacity to cause change Energy exists in various forms, some of which can perform work: •  KineEc energy is energy associated with moGon •  Heat (thermal energy) is kineGc energy associated with random movement of atoms or molecules •  PotenEal energy is energy that maQer possesses because of its locaGon or structure •  Chemical energy is potenGal energy available for releas...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2012 for the course BIOLOGY 1A taught by Professor Forte during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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