Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 2 - Chemistry Comes Alive - Review Questions - Page 59: 30b


Replace the arrow with two half arrows, one pointing right and one pointing left.

Work Step by Step

Many reactions are reversible, meaning that not only can reactants react to form products, but products can react to form the original reactants. This may also be referred to as a reaction going forwards or backwards. When a reaction is in chemical equilibrium, reactants are forming products at the same rate as products are forming reactants. In this reaction, the reactants are glucose and oxygen, while the products are carbon dioxide, water, and ATP.
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