exergonic


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exergonic

 [ek″ser-gon´ik]
accompanied by the release of free energy.

ex·er·gon·ic

(ek'sĕr-gon'ik),
1. Referring to a chemical reaction that takes place with a negative charge in Gibbs free energy. Compare: endergonic.
2. Any process that can produce work.
[exo- + G. ergon, work]

exergonic

adjective Referring to chemical reactions that liberate energy

ex·er·gon·ic

(ek'sĕr-gon'ik)
Referring to a chemical reaction that takes place with release of Gibbs free energy to its surroundings.
Compare: endergonic
[exo- + G. ergon, work]
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The passive movement of ions is an exergonic process which releases energy.
The PDFE values show that the proton transfer reaction by the cationic radicals of the Mg, Fe, Co, Ni, and Zn chelates is exergonic in gas phase.
Strangely negative value for enthalpy of activation was observed suggesting the exergonic nature of the complex.
exergonic: Pertaining to a reaction that gives off energy and occurs spontaneously.
Because radical reactions are exergonic, they contribute with failure of the thermoregulation process to the increase of body temperature observed during heat stres.