Enzymes

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What are enzymes?
Enzymes are biological catalysts
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what are enzymes made up of?
enzymes are made up of a sequence of amino acids
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Do enzymes denature by boiling?
yes boiling denatures and enzyme
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what happens when an enzyme is denatured?
the chemical bonds in the enzymes active site are broken down causing the active site to change shape so the substrate can no longer fit into it. therefore the enzyme will not work
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What else denatures an enzyme?
high temperatures and sometime pH
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when do enzymes work best?
at their optimum pH and temperature
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/Lucas/Austin/

A really good resource. Clear, concise information. Well done

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