A) How does an enzyme help a reaction proceed?
B) How does heat, chemicals, and pH affect enzyme activity?
Normally, enzymes have a specific three-dimensional shape that they need to maintain to become functional. When enzymes deviate from this shape, their activity is negatively affected. This is called denaturation.
Answer and Explanation: 1
A) An enzyme helps a reaction proceed by lowering the activation energy of the reaction. This energy is required for the substrates or reactant...
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fromChapter 16 / Lesson 12
Understand the definition of denaturation of a protein and what happens when a protein is denatured. Learn various factors that cause proteins to denature.