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Exergonic Vs Endergonic

Submitted by cfellrath on Wed, 03/07/2018 - 20:52

Exergonic and endergonic reactions share similarities and differences. The most known definitions of exergonic and endergonic reactions is exergonic refers to a reaction that gives off energy, while endergonic reactions take in energy. Although, there is more the energy. Both reactions require for an input of activation energy and use enzymes to lower the activation energy need to complete the reaction. Also the exergonic reactions have a negative value for the Gibb’s free energy value due to the reactants having greater free energy than the products. Endergonic reactions, however, are the opposite of exergonic reactions and have a positive Gibb’s free energy value because the products have more free energy than the reactants. Exergonic reactions are more favorable and spontaneous because of the negative value while endergonic reactions are less favorable and nonspontaneous.



Your third sentence ended very abruptly, you could fuse the the third sentence into the next sentence following by removing the period and re-structuring the sentence so the paragraph flows more smoothly.

I would split up the two definitions in the second sentence into two different sentences for clarity. I would also add a summary final sentence.