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Internal energy

(Science: chemistry) a property of a system that can be changed by a flow of work, heat or both, it is represented by the symbol E (E represents the change in internal energy of a system) and is given in units of energy (Joules).

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Re: Increase in free energy in glycolysis

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Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Increase in free energy in glycolysis
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Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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Topic: Discuss the Possibility that the Earth is a Supreme Being
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