- 8.4.1: Many spontaneous reactions occur very slowly. Why dont all spontane...
- 8.4.2: Why do enzymes act only on very specific substrates?
- 8.4.3: what I F ? Malonate is an inhibitor of the enzyme succinate dehydro...
- 8.4.4: make connections In nature, what conditions could lead to natural s...
Solutions for Chapter 8.4: Enzymes speed up metabolic reactions by lowering energy barriers
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The reflectivity of a substance, usually expressed as a percentage of the incident radiation reflected.
Rock or soil through which groundwater moves easily.
The marine life zone that includes any seabottom surface regardless of its distance from shore.
Blowout (deflation hollow)
A depression excavated by the wind in easily eroded deposits.
A naturally formed underground chamber or series of chambers most commonly produced by solution activity in limestone.
Establishing the equivalence of rocks of similar age in different areas.
The slow downhill movement of soil and regolith.
Elements of weather and climate
Those quantities or properties of the atmosphere that are measured regularly and that are used to express the nature of weather and climate.
Everything that surrounds and influences an organism.
The view that the Sun is at the center of the solar system.
Large center of low pressure with an associated cold front and often a warm front. Frequently accompanied by abundant precipitation.
The small heavy core of an atom that contains all of its positive charge and most of its mass.
A front formed when a cold front overtakes a warm front. It marks the beginning of the end of a middle-latitude cyclone.
A loosely formed group of stars of similar origin.
See Jovian planet.
A span on the geologic time scale between the eons of the Precambrian and Mesozoic era from about 540 million to 248 million years ago.
A mechanism that may contribute to plate motion. It involves the oceanic lithosphere sliding down the oceanic ridge under the pull of gravity.
A broad, gently sloping volcano built from fluid basaltic lavas.
A ridge of sand that connects an island to the mainland or to another island.
Red giants that overshoot equilibrium, then alternately expand and contract.