Enzymes

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What are enzymes?
Biological catalysts which speed up the rate of chemical reactions without being used up in the reaction itself
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What are enzymes described as being?
Globular proteins and are made at the ribosomes
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What is it called when an enzyme speeds up a reaction within a cell?
Intracellular
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What is it called when enzymes catalyse reactions outside of a cell?
Extracellular
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What structure is essential to an enzymes structure?
Tertiary structure
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What is the part of the enzyme where the substrate binds?
Active site
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What is formed when a substrate fits into the enzymes active site?
Enzyme-substrate complex
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What are active site's able to lower?
Activation energy
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