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What are Enzymes?
Enzymes are biological catalysts
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What is a catalyst?
A catalyst is a substance which speeds up the rate of reaction without being changed or used up
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What are proteins made up of?
Long chains of amino acids
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Proteins act as catalysts. What else do they act as?
structural parts of tissues, hormones, antibodies
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Give three statements about Enzymes
Enzymes have specific shapes that fit onto the substance in the reaction,
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What is a catalyst?

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What are proteins made up of?

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Proteins act as catalysts. What else do they act as?

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