Describe how enzymes function.
Enzymes are the protein catalysts of the body, speeding up most chemical reactions that happen within an organism. They are specific catalysts and an enzyme only performs one task, acting only on a specific bond/substrate.
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As with all chemical reactions, for the enzyme to begin its reaction, it must collide with the relevant substrate with sufficient energy and...
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fromChapter 6 / Lesson 16
Learn about the mechanism of enzyme action, including an explanation of how enzymes work. Review an example of enzyme action and models for enzyme action.