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(Science: chemistry) describes a chemical reaction that releases energy in the form of heat, light, etc.

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Is energy released or not released during the reduction of N

... energy is not released during the reduction of NAD, but it does not make sense to me because I am of strong belief that all redox reactions are exergonic. For example the reduction of oxygen molecules following the oxidation of glucose releases a lot of energy. is the reduction of NAD a special ...

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by soccerstats
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Is energy released or not released during the reduction of N
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... and, to a lesser extent, in the cortex of kidneys. The process is highly endergonic until ATP or GTP are utilized, effectively making the process exergonic. For example, the pathway leading from pyruvate to glucose-6-phosphate requires 4 molecules of ATP and 2 molecules of GTP. Gluconeogenesis ...

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
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Cellular Respiration

... isnt my strongest point could someone lend some advice on the chemical equation for the breakdown of ATP. Does the reaction release energy (exergonic/exothermic) or absorb energy (endergonic/endothermic)? Much Appreciated

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by madeleineamber
Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cellular Respiration
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Energy, enzymes & metabolism Questions.

... do the laws of thermodynamics have for biological systems? How does free energy relate to entropy and enthalpy? What is the relationship between exergonic and endergonic reactions? What is the relationship between ATP structure and its potential energy? How does an enzyme promote a chemical reaction? ...

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by arasfromexile
Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Energy, enzymes & metabolism Questions.
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Cellular Energy Questions

2. The oxidation of wood (fire) and the oxidation of glucose (respiration) are basically the same exergonic reaction. However the amount of heat released by fire would destroy a cell. Explain how a cell manages to harvest the energy stored in glucose and still maintain internal ...

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by flower555
Mon Nov 29, 2010 2:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Energy Questions
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