In thermodynamics, endergonic, as contrasted with exergonic, refers to a free energy or available energy absorbing process or reaction, one in which work energy is consumed, defined by the criterion: ΔG > 0 (isothermal, isobaric process) or ΔF > 0 (isothermal, isochoric process).

In short, an endergonic reaction (or process) requires energy to proceed. [1]

1. Purves, William K, Sadava, David, and Orians, Gordon H. (2004). Life: the Science of Biology (section: ATP couples exergonic and endergonic reactions, pgs. 112-13). MacMillian.

External links
‚óŹ Endergonic – Wikipedia.

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