exergonic


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exergonic

[‚ek·sər′gän·ik]
(biochemistry)
Of or pertaining to a biochemical reaction in which the end products possess less free energy than the starting materials; usually associated with catabolism.
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Even back in the Hilton's well-appointed marble bathroom, things could be reassuringly exergonic.
H2 is delivered using the donors: lactate; ethanol (EtOH); butyrate; or propionate substrates; whose fermentation to H2 is exergonic under H2 partial pressures (ceilings) of less than: 1; 0.