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Question 2: A tortoise and a hare are racing. The hare is drawing energy from a single particle of glycogen that comprises of 40 glucose monomers as shown, while the tortoise has total 40 free glucose monomers to make energy from. The hare and the tortoise generate energy only via glycolysis. a) In the hares glycogen particle above, how many non-reducing ends are present? Label them in the cartoon above. b) In the hares glycogen particle above, how many reducing ends are present? Label them in the cartoon above. c) The hare is off to a faster start than the tortoise. In other words, the hare generates a greater output energy than the tortoise to begin with Rationalize why. d) The hare starts to slow down while the tortoise remains at steady pace. In other words, the rate at which energy is produced by the hare slows down after an initial burst. Rationalize why. e) Considering that the hare and the tortoise have an unlimited supply of NAD and that they generate energy only by glycolysis, how many net total ATP molecules will the tortoise generate? f Considering the glycogen molecule shown above, how many net total ATP molecules will the hare generate?

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