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Energy Flow and Enzymes

Energy Flow and Enzymes

Energy Flow and Enzymes: Catabolically Crazy True or False

1. Which of the following statements best describes the second law of thermodynamics? -> The entropy of the universe is always increasing.
2. Which of the following is a good definition for all anabolic pathways? -> The processes that generate smaller, less complex biological building blocks from larger, more complex ones
3. Enzymes -> are not modified in the course of a reaction.
4. Which of the following is NOT an important indicator of how fast a reaction will proceed? -> The fact that ΔG is very negative
5. Equilibrium can best be described as when -> an enzyme is present.
6. Which of the following is NOT a function of catabolic pathways? -> To produce large biological molecules
7. Where are the hydrophobic regions of a protein most likely found? -> Only in hydrophobic proteins
8. What is the term that describes how an enzyme and substrate wander around the aqueous environment of a cell in search of each other? -> Importing
9. According to the first law of thermodynamics, the change in energy in a system must be either -> positive or zero.
10. The food we eat is digested with the help of -> enzymes provided by microbes in our guts.