The sum of all chemical reactions in the body:
What are the two major divisions of metabolism?
A reaction where a molecule gives up electrons and releases energy:
A reaction where a molecule gains electrons and energy:
Basal Metabolic Rate
The rate necessary to stay alive:
Total metabolic rate
The Basal metabolic rate + any voluntary energy expenditure:
All carbohydrates are converted to what in order to be burned as fuel in cells:
C6H12O6 + 6O2 → 6CO2 + 6H2O
What is the overall reaction for carbohydrate catabolism in the body?
The goal of the carbohydrate catabolism reaction (C6H12O6 + 6O2 → 6CO2 + 6H2O) is to transfer glucose to ________.