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Flashcards in Chapter 4: Metabolism Deck (5):
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reaction that releases free energy

exergonic reaction

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reactants must gain free energy from the surroundings to form the products

endergonic reaction

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energy is released by the breakdown of complex molecules to simpler compounds

catabolic pathway (reaction)

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energy is used to build complicated molecules from simpler ones

anabolic pathway (reaction)

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breakdown of glucose

glycolysis