How Living Organisms Utilize Free Energy

Paul Andersen introduces the concept of bioenergetics. He explains how living organisms utilize free energy in the Universe. He begins with a brief discussion of thermodynamics and Gibbs free energy. He then explains how reactions can be exergonic or endergonic. He also introduces the concepts of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. This perspective escapes most mainstream […]

Cancer Center Bioenergetics Shared Resource

Immediate Goals To investigate cancer cell metabolism and understand how cancer cells exploit metabolic pathways for survival To assess new strategies for cancer treatment To promote increased collaboration in cancer research between basic scientists and clinical researchers To better understand the bioenergetic pathways involving cancer Contact Information: Medical College of Wisconsin MACC Fund Research Center […]