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Energy
-The capacity to do work
Kinetic Energy
-Doing work
-Ex: Heat, light
Potential Energy
-Stored
-Capacity to perform work
Law of Thermodynamics
-Conservation of energy: it can be transferred / transformed but not created or destroyed
-Increasing in entropy(chaos)
Chemical Reactions
-Store or release energy
-Breaking and forming bonds to change substances into new
substances
Endergonic Reactions
-Absorbs energy (energy-in)
-Reactants with high potential energy
Exergonic Reactions
-Releases energy (energy-out)
-Products with high potential Energy
-Ex: Cellular Respiration
ATP
-Adenosine Triphosphate
-Chemical energy within cell
-Energy coupling: using energy released from exergonic reactions to drive endergonic reactions
-2nd/3rd P groups are unstable bonds, broken by hydrolysis