If the carbamoyl phosphate possesses a high free energy of hydrolysis or not. Introduction: There are few chemical rationales for the high negative standard state free energy change for hydrolysis reactions. Destabilization of reactant due to electrostatic repulsions that causes bond strain. Product’s stabilization via ionization and resonance. Entropy factors caused by hydrolysis and following ionization.

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Biochemistry

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Reginald H. Garrett + 1 other
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Biochemistry

6th Edition
Reginald H. Garrett + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305577206

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Chapter 3, Problem 13P
Interpretation Introduction

To explain:

If the carbamoyl phosphate possesses a high free energy of hydrolysis or not.

Introduction:

There are few chemical rationales for the high negative standard state free energy change for hydrolysis reactions.

  1. Destabilization of reactant due to electrostatic repulsions that causes bond strain.
  2. Product’s stabilization via ionization and resonance.
  3. Entropy factors caused by hydrolysis and following ionization.

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