ENZYMES!

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How does pH affect enzymes?
They work best at the optimum pH. Otherwise, their shape is permanently modified; they denature
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How does temperature affect enzymes?
They work best at optimum temp. Otherwise, their shape alters and they denature.
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What is meant when enzymes denature?
The shape of their active site changes
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Why is denaturing a problem?
The substrate no longer fits in the modified active site; no reaction can take place
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Define an enzyme.
A biological catalyst of metabolic reactions.
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What is the optimum pH for stomach enzymes?
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