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Define metabolism.
The sum of all chemical reactions that occur within a living organism.
What is catabolism & anabolism?
Catabolism reactions break down organic compounds & release energy.

Anabolism uses catabolism products to build cell material
What happens when a non-competitive inhibitor binds to the enzyme?
It causes a conformational change in the shape of the enzyme so that it no longer binds to the substrate.
What is substrate-level phosphorlylation?
ATP is generated when a high energy phosphate is transferred from a phosphorylated compound to ADP.
What is the Embden-Meyerhof pathway?
Another term for glycolysis.
What is photophosphorylation?
It converts light energy to the chemical energy of ATP & NADPH. They are used to synthesize organic molecules via the ETC.