ENZYMES

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  • Enzymes
    • They are biological catalysts.
    • Large proteins and shape of enzymes is vital for function.
    • Shape, area where molecules can fit is called the ACTIVE SITE.
    • The substrate, can be held in the active sight, connected another molecule or broken down.
    • Can build up large molecules from smaller ones.
    • Change one molecule into another.
    • Break down large molecules into smaller ones.

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