Enzyme Summary

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  • 12 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (12)

771 words, approx. 3 pages
Enzymes and Coenzymes Enzymes are protein catalysts, the latter being substances that change the speed of chemical reactions. About 90% of cellular proteins are enzymes and some structural proteins ar... Read more
976 words, approx. 4 pages
Enzyme Enzymes are complex proteins that act as catalysts for the countless biochemical reactions that keep humans, animals, plants, and microorganisms alive. Constituents of every living cell, enzyme... Read more
1,626 words, approx. 6 pages
Enzymes Enzymes are proteins used by cells to catalyze reactions. A cell carries on thousands of reactions, virtually all of them regulated by enzymes, with a unique enzyme for each reaction. The cent... Read more
752 words, approx. 3 pages
Enzyme Therapy Enzyme therapy has been used since the 1960s for the treatment of inherited metabolic diseases. These often result from the absence or lack of function of a single enzyme, and the treat... Read more
809 words, approx. 3 pages
Enzymes Enzymes are molecules that act as critical catalysts in biological systems. Catalysts are substances that increase the rate of chemical reactions without being consumed in the reaction. Withou... Read more
400 words, approx. 2 pages
Multimeric Enzymes All enzymes are proteins. An enzyme is very specific in the reaction it catalyzes. The reaction requires the binding of the substrate to an active site in the enzyme. In some cases,... Read more
1,045 words, approx. 4 pages
Proteins and Enzymes The building blocks of proteins and enzymes are molecules formed by carboxyl acids attached to amino groups (-- NH2), known as amino acids. Most protein structures consist of comb... Read more
716 words, approx. 3 pages
Enzyme Induction and Repression Microorganisms have many enzymes that function in the myriad of activities that produce a growing and dividing cell. From a health standpoint, some enzymes are vital fo... Read more
811 words, approx. 3 pages
Enzymes Enzymes are molecules that act as critical catalysts in biological systems. Catalysts are substances that increase the rate of chemical reactions without being consumed in the reaction. Withou... Read more
931 words, approx. 4 pages
Proteins and Enzymes The building blocks of proteins and enzymes are molecules formed by carboxyl acids attached to amino groups (-NH2), known as amino acids. Most protein structures consist of combin... Read more
977 words, approx. 4 pages
Enzyme Enzymes are complex proteins that act as catalysts for the countless biochemical reactions that keep humans, animals, plants, and microorganisms alive. Constituents of every living cell, enzyme... Read more
303 words, approx. 2 pages
Enzyme Enzymes are catalysts, compounds (a protein) that speed up the rate at which chemical reactions occur within living organisms without undergoing any permanent change themselves. They are cruc... Read more