BIO EXAM 2

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BIO EXAM 2
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2012-10-08 12:14:04
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Biology Exam 301 301C
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Introduction to Metabolism, Introduction to Cells
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  1. What is a chemical reaction?
    making and breaking of bonds
  2. What is metabolism?
    The sum totaly of all chemical reations in a biological cell that are often organized into metabolic pathways
  3. Whats the difference between catabolic and anabolic pathways/reactions? Give an example of each.
    • Catabolic-Breakdown (complex to simple) hydrolysis
    • Anabolic-Build Up (simple to complex) proteins, DNA
  4. Energy is the capacity to cause change, what is kinetic and potential energy? 
    • Kinetic-Energy of motion, heat
    • Potential- energy of location, stored energy, chemical energy

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