The amino acid glutamine can be produced bythe following equilibrium in the presence of a suitable catalyst. The equilibrium constant for this reaction is 3.5 x 10-3 at 25 oC.
(a) Calculate ?Go for this reaction.
(b) What does this value of ?Gosignify.
(c) What concentration of glutamic acid is needed to yield [Glutamine] = 1 x 10-3, if the initial [NH3] = 3 x 10-2?