FL #1 C/P Question 41

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FL #1 C/P Question 41

Postby heatfan » Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:09 am

Hello,

Is answer A wrong because it suggests that there is higher concentration of ADP and inorganic phosphate? But wouldn't that mean that the enzymes in the body are working more at a high rate which results in a high amount of ADP and inorganic phosphate? Thanks.
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Re: FL #1 C/P Question 41

Postby NS_Tutor_Katelyn » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:01 pm

heatfan wrote:Hello,

Is answer A wrong because it suggests that there is higher concentration of ADP and inorganic phosphate? But wouldn't that mean that the enzymes in the body are working more at a high rate which results in a high amount of ADP and inorganic phosphate? Thanks.


No, answer choice A is incorrect because enzymes do not alter the equilibrium balance of reactants and products (as A suggests), they only increase the rate at which equilibrium is reached.
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