Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 8 - Test Your Understanding - Level 2 - Application/Analysis - Page 163: 6


D. Nothing; the reaction will stay at equilibrium.

Work Step by Step

Enzymes help to speed reactions, but they do not shift equilibrium if it has been reached (D). A contradicts this maintenance of equilibrium, and B is wrong since enzymes do not change the net energetics of a reaction. C can be excluded for the same basic reason as B.
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