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A substance taking part in a chemical reaction.

acute phase reactants, A group of proteins that are produced and/or released in increased concentrations during the acute phase reaction, including fibrinogen; c-reactive protein; complement proteins B, C3, C4; a2-acid glycoprotein, serum amyloid A, proteinase inhibitors, etc.

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ratio of product / reactant

... dihydroxyacetone phosphate <----> glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate Delta G' = 1.8kcal/mol (I'll use this symbol ^ for delta) What ratio of product/reactant must be maintained in order to keep the rxn going in a forward direction? So this is what I've got so far ( and the back of the book shows ...

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by Tiamaria
Thu Jan 20, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: ratio of product / reactant
Replies: 3
Views: 3728

Cellular Respiration

... you say. 3a) What causes NADH to be oxidized into NAD+, H+ and 2e-? Is it as simple as the products being at a lower entropy state than the reactant? 3b) How is the energy from the oxidation of NADH to water used in creating the concentration gradient of protons across the mitochondrial ...

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by jmm
Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cellular Respiration
Replies: 2
Views: 2480

Biology Help!!!

... the following terms – chloroplasts, carbon dioxide, glucose, oxygen, water, and energy from sunlight. 3. Indicate which terms combine to make a reactant and which terms combine to make the product. Cellular Respiration 1. Include an animal and indicate the location within the animal where cellular ...

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by biogirl300
Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology Help!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 5434

Photosynthesis Equation Problem - ??

... your answer. So if the photosynthesis equation is 6H20 + 6CO2 + LIGHT ENERGY ---CHLOROPHYLL--> C6H12O6 +6O2 would you add the molecules to the reactant side and try to balance the equation?? :| If you could please help/explain that would be awesome!! Thank you SO much!!! :)

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by rachiepach
Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:47 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Photosynthesis Equation Problem - ??
Replies: 2
Views: 1759

Catabolism/Anabolism question and Energy Metabolism

now it depends. i will be applying a little chemistry here. suppose the prodducts formed in the process are lot more stable than the reactant s then the reaction is exothermic and vice versa. although i don't come to know of any suitable biological reactions but it depends on the products ...

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by jwalin
Sat Sep 19, 2009 3:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Catabolism/Anabolism question and Energy Metabolism
Replies: 5
Views: 6444
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