Chapter 17 Nutrition and metabolism

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Chapter 17 Nutrition and metabolism
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  1. What are chemical reactions within the cell called?
    Cellular metabolism
  2. Breakdown of organic molecules is called?
    catabolism
  3. The synthesis of new organic molecules which involves forming new chemical bonds.
    Anabolism
  4. Cells synthesize new organic components for four basic reasons. what are they
    To perform structural maintenance and repairs (continous removal and replacement of structures is metabolic turnover)

    To support growth

    To produce secretions

    To build nutrient reserves
  5. The two ways that mitochondria breaks things down to create energy is?
    TCA cycle and electron transport system
  6. During COMPLETE catabolism of glucose, a typical cell gainst how many ATP molecules?
    36
  7. In Glycolysis, glucose is broken down into what?
    pyruvic acid
  8. Glycolysis requires what?
    glucose molecules

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