The Biology Project: Biochemistry

Energy, Enzymes, and Catalysis Problem Set

Problem 12: Energy requiring reactions in biological systems


Energy-requiring reactions can occur in biological systems because enzymes allow their coupling to other reactions with:

A. an increase in entropy

B. a low activation energy

C. no inhibitors

D. products of lower free energy than the reactants

E. oxidation-reduction

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