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2. Amino acid chains are folded in a particular way to form a...

  • 3D shape which is different for every protein and essential to the function of the enzyme
  • 2D shape which is different for every protein and essential to the function of the enzyme

3. 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

4. What will happen if an enzyme is boiled?

  • The shape of its active site will change and the substrate will no longer fit
  • Nothing

5. The shapes must fit together for the enzyme to catalyse the breakdown of the substrate

  • True
  • False

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