Enzymes

(chpt. 2, page 51-52)

Enzymes- Proteins that act as biological catalysts.

(They speed up chemical reactions that take place in cells)

EnzymeExample.jpg

Enzymes bind with the substrate untill the reacton is done, then the products of the reaction are released
and the enzyme starts the process over again.



What affects enzymes?

    • Temperature
    • pH values
    • Proteins

In a reaction does the enzyme change?

No, the substrate changes and forms new products, but the enzyme stays the same.
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