Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 8 - Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism - 8.1 Physical Principles Underlie Biological Energy Transformations - 8.1 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 155: 1


Kinetic energy: energy from movement. An object has more kinetic energy when it is moving faster or has larger entropy. Potential energy: energy at rest as the result of positioning or how a molecule is bonded together (chemical potential energy). Anabolism: The building of compounds, typically through macromolecule synthesis that occurs in living organisms. Catabolism: The breaking down of compounds, typically organism molecules that occur in living organisms.

Work Step by Step

Anabolism and catabolism put together is referred to as metabolism.
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