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The Royal Society of Chemistry states that an endergonic reaction absorbs energy from its environment, while an exergonic reaction releases energy into its environment. Any chemical bonds formed during endergonic reactio... More »

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An exergonic reaction releases energy which is used for cellular activity. Energy is released during exergonic reactions by breaking less stable bonds and forming more stable chemical bonds. Most exergonic reactions, suc... More »

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All exergonic reactions release energy where the final state always has less free energy than the initial state. Exergonic reactions usually have activation energies, which they must first fulfill for the reaction to be ... More »

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An exergonic reaction releases energy which is used for cellular activity. Energy is released during exergonic reactions by breaking less stable bonds and forming more stable chemical bonds. Most exergonic reactions, suc... More »

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The difference between exergonic and exothermic reactions is that energy is released to the surroundings in an exergonic reaction. When an exothermic reaction occurs, the energy released to the surroundings is heat energ... More »

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Not all spontaneous reactions occur instantly because of the availability or absence of free energy that the reacting species need to carry out the reaction. This energy is known as the Gibbs free energy. More »

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In chemical reactions, chemical bonds are broken and reformed, and preexisting chemical bonds that contained a greater amount of energy than the newly created bonds will release their excess bond energy. When energy is r... More »

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