The structure and function of enzymes

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What is an enzyme?
An enzyme is a protein which speeds up chemical reactions
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What are enzymes known as and why?
Enzymes are known as biological catalysts as they speed up reactions in living systems
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What is the special region within the enzyme called?
The active site.
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What takes place in the active site?
Chemical reactions
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Because enzymes are ......... They have a ........... Shape
1. Proteins 2. Specific
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