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Catalysts
a substance that speeds up chemical reactions without being changed itself
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Substrate
the special part in the structure of an enzyme where the substrate binds
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Active site
a biological catalyst made of protein
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Denatured
change the shape of an enzyme so that it can no longer speed up reactions
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Fatty acids
building block off lipids
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Lipid
oil or fat
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Protease
an enzyme which breaks down protein
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Amylase
Enzyme made up in the salivary gland and the pancreas which speeds up the breakdown of starch into sugars
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Enzyme
A protein molecule that acts as biological catalyst
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Lipase
Enzyme which breaks down fats and oils into fatty acids and glycerol.
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Glycerol
Building blocks of lipads
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Carbohydrases
Enzymes which speeds up the break down of carbohydrates
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Amino acids
The building block of protein
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Digested
Broken down into small molecules by digestive enzymes
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isomerase
An enzyme which converts one form molecule into another
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Bile
Yellowy-green liquid made in the liver and stored in gall bladder ( released into small intestine)
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Emulsifies
Break down into tiny droplets which form an emulsion
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Biological detergent
washing detergent that contains enzymes
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Fructose syrup
A sugar syrup
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the special part in the structure of an enzyme where the substrate binds

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a biological catalyst made of protein

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change the shape of an enzyme so that it can no longer speed up reactions

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building block off lipids

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