Enzymes

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  • Enzymes
    • Are catalysts produced by living things
      • Catalysts is a substance which INCREASES the speed of reaction without being CHANGED or USED UP in the reaction.
    • Proteins act as structural components of tissues.
      • Examples: Muscles. Hormones, Antibodies, Haemoglobin.
    • These chains are folded into unique shapes, which enzymes need to their jobs.
    • BIOLOGICAL CATALYSTS.
    • Made up of proteins that are made from chain of AMINO ACIDS.

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