Enzymes and Other Proteins

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1. Enzymes have to attach and make contact with a substrate, for this...

  • The shapes must match so that they can lock together
  • The shapes must melt so they can fit in
  • The enzymes must adapt
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2. Enzymes are...

  • Specific (they must match the shape of the active site)
  • Adaptable (they don't have to match the shape of the active site)

3. The sequence of the amino acids gives the protein its identity and properties...

  • True
  • False

4. The explanation of how enzymes work is called...

  • The lock and key theory - just as a key will only open one lock, an enzyme will only work on one type of substrate
  • The enzyme-substrate complex

5. What is the substance that an enzyme works on?

  • Amino acid
  • Catalyst
  • Substrate
  • Enzyme

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