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What is a chemical reaction?
making and breaking of bonds
What is metabolism?
The sum totaly of all chemical reations in a biological cell that are often organized into metabolic pathways
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
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