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what are proteins
Proteins are made from long chains of smaller molecules called amino acids
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what are Enzymes
Enzymes are biological catalysts.Enzymes are also proteins. If the shape of an enzyme changes, it may no longer work it is said to have been denatured
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What are polymers
a polymer is a large molecule formed from many identical smaller molecules called MONOMERS
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what are the four main proteins
Structural components of tissues (such as muscles)
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how do enzymes work
Enzymes are biological catalysts - substances that increase the rate of chemical reactions without being used up. Enzymes are proteins folded into complex shapes that allow smaller molecules to fit into them. The place where these substrate molecules
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how do enzymes denature
Enzymes can be denatured by high temperatures or extremes of pH. Note that it is wrong to say the enzyme has been killed. Although enzymes are made by living things, they are proteins and not alive.
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