Houston Community College Campbell in Focus General Biology I Chapter 6: An Introduction to Metabolism 1. Name: ________________ Give the difference between Kinetic and Potential energy and give one example: Kinetic Energy Potential Energy 2. State the 1st law of thermodynamics. 3. State the 2nd law of thermodynamics. 4. Distinguish between exergonic and endergonic reactions and give one example: Exergonic reaction Endergonic reaction 5. List the 3 components of ATP and identify the major class of macromolecules it belongs to: a. b. c. Class of biological molecule: ________________________ 6. What is the role of ATP in the cell? 7. How does ATP power cellular work or what is the mechanism of action of ATP? 8. Describe the function of the enzymes. 9. What is activation energy? 10. What is the active site on the enzyme? 11. What is a coenzyme? 12. What are the different factors that regulate enzyme activity? a. b. c. 13. How does a cell control metabolism? 14. What are allosteric enzymes? 15. What is allosteric regulation? 16. What is feedback inhibition?