Informative Connotation: The Case Study Of The Unfavorable Reflection

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Unfavorable has a negative connotation, it conjures up thoughts of ‘bad” and “non-useful” processes, however as we have learned through the case studies of muscle contraction and photosynthesis, this is simply a misconception. For in the natural world a favorable or unfavorable reaction is not a single entity but is rather part of a coupled reaction that uses the two in tandem to continue the function of essential processes. This being said, and connotation aside, an unfavorable reaction is one that require energy to work, while its counter part, a favorable reaction, releases energy. Without the favorable there would be no energy for the unfavorable harness, and without the unfavorable there would be no place for the favorable reactions energy to go, making it a moot reaction. All life processes have examples of this juxtaposition, however muscle contraction and the process of photosynthesis are most relevant to our class.
We have learned about the benefits of muscle
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The protons that are located in the lumen wish to leave the thylakoid due to the concentration gradient. To do this the protons utilize the ATP synthase enzyme, the movement of protons cause the enzyme to rotate (much like a water wheel) this is favorable because it harnesses the gradient and does not expend energy. and produces. To stimulate the movement protons however, they must pass through a ring of c-subunits which are then pushed to rotate this ring is tightly attached to nucleotide binding sites which when interacting with the stalk that connects them to the c-ring, morph and synthesize ATP, from ADP and Pi. This is unfavorable because the synthesis of ATP is energetically pricey seeing that it has to overcome the electrostatic repulsion of its three phosphate groups, using numerous

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