Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

This is exergonic because the entropy of the product

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Unformatted text preview: water interacts with ATP, it bonds to the outermost phosphate group, making ADP, an inorganic phosphate and energy. This is exergonic, because the entropy of the product molecules is much higher than that of the reactants. This extra energy is used to make things happen; specifically, the phosphate group released is transferred to a protein. This changes the shape of the protein ATP Endergonic reactions: Instead...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Heidielmendorf during the Fall '10 term at Georgetown.

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