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Energy Flow and Enzymes Topics

Potential and Kinetic Energy

Do you think of yourself as the peaceful, laid-back type? Think again. Every second of your life...

The Second Law of Thermodynamics

You may have figured out that no good standoff, either between biology and physics or you and...

The First Law of Thermodynamics

Why can't heat energy be easily converted back into another form of energy? Excellent question....

Order

What makes your cells amazing is that they use heat energy to produce order. See what we did...

Enthalpy

When we discussed heat and entropy, it became crystal clear that thermodynamics is critically...

Free Energy

We only talk about free energy when it changes (ΔG). Much like how you only talk about your...

Enzymes in Detail

Enzymes are like the fast-forward button on your DVR remote. They buzz about 24/7 and involve...

Common Mistakes

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