Thermodynamics for Physiology: The Energetics of (Bio)Chemical Reactions

Concept: Thermodynamics: Energy and Work

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Concept: Reaction Energetics and Reaction Coordinate Diagrams

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Concept: ATP's Role in Reactions

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Problem: Bringing an amino acid from the inside of the small intestine to the bloodstream requires the use of a Na+- amino acid cotransporter. The work done by this transporter in moving the amino acid into the cell is an example of which kind of work?

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Problem: The first reaction in glycolysis is the addition of a phosphate group to glucose, making glucose-6-phosphate. This reaction requires hydrolyzing ATP→ADP. Which of the following describes the energetics of this reaction?

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Problem: This is a reaction coordinate diagram for a reaction run with or without an enzyme catalyst present. 

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