Enzymes

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What are Enzymes often called?
Biological Catalysts
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What is a Biological Catalyst?
A catalyst is a chemical that speeds up a reaction but is not used up in the process
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What are Enzymes?
Enzymes are proteins that speed up chemical reactions in living things.
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What are metabolic reactions?
Chemical reactions that occur in the body.
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Can Enzymes be used more than once?
Yes, Enzyme molecules can be used over and over again.
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Are Enzymes specific?
Yes, each one can only catalyse a particular reaction.
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Do all Enzymes speed up chemical reactions?
Some Enzymes help digest food in your gut.
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What shape does the active site of an Enzyme have?
A Complementary shape.
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