Enzymes

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What are enzymes?
Biological catalysts for metabolic reactions.
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What factors affect enzymes?
i) Temperature ii) pH
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What happens if the temperature is too high?
The active site of the enzymes change shape, so the enzyme cannot function and is denatured.
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What is the optimum temp for body enzymes?
37oC
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What is the optimum pH for stomach enzymes?
2
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What factors affect enzymes?

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What is the optimum pH for stomach enzymes?

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