The Biology Project: Biochemistry

Energy, Enzymes, and Catalysis Problem Set

Problem 7: Describing the reaction rate for a chemical reaction.

Which of the following statements about reaction rate is NOT true?

A. Reaction rate is the speed at which the reaction proceeds toward equilibrium.
B. Reaction rate is governed by the energy barrier between reactions and products.
C. Enzymes can accelerate the rate of a reaction.
D. Reaction rates are not sensitive to temperature.
E. None of these.

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Wednesday, September 25, 1996
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