Biology

Question

What are enzymes also known as?
What do enzymes do to biological reactions?
What do we call the special shape on an enzyme molecule?
What are enzymes made of?
What is created when an enzyme and a substrate combine together?
What is lost when an enzyme is denatured?
What 2 factors cause denaturing?
Where exactly are the enzymes involved in aerobic respiration found?
Two processes catalysed by enzymes?
Is it possible to kill enzymes?
What is digestion?
Where is lipase produced and what good group does it break down?

1 Answer

  • Biological catalyst
    They act as a catalyst breaking down large insoluble molecules into smaller soluble ones
    Active site
    Proteins
    A new substance
    Shape of the active site
    High temperature and acid
    There aren't any
    Breakdown of starch, breakdown of protein
    Yes this is called denaturing
    The breakdown of insoluble substances into soluble substances that can be used in the body
    Produced in the pancreas and it breaks down fats
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