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Unformatted text preview: Metabolism Metabolism • Life can be viewed as a constant flow of energy, • Life stops if deprived of a source of energy • Bioenergetics • Metabolism Energy Energy • Kinetic - Energy of motion • Potential - Stored energy Flow of Energy Flow of Energy Producers (such as plants) Consumers, Decomposers Nutrient Cycling One-Way Flow of Energy through the Biosphere . Metabolic heat Laws of Thermodynamics Laws of Thermodynamics 1st Law - Law of Conservation of Energy Energy cannot be created or destroyed Energy can be changed Second law - Law of Entropy When energy is changed there is a loss of usable energy Carbohydrate Synthesis Carbohydrate Metabolism Cells and Cells and Energy Energy Metabolism and Energy Transformations Metabolism and Energy Transformations Metabolism : Sum of cellular chemical reactions in cell Free energy (Gibbs) is the amount of energy available to perform work G = H - TS Exergonic Reactions Endergonic Reactions ATP ATP Adenosine triphosphate (...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Pott-santone during the Fall '08 term at Northeastern.

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