Summarize key characteristics of an enzyme by completing the organizer below.

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Answer in terms of a general enzyme, because no enzyme is specified.

Compounds:

Composed of-

Purpose-

Reusable?

Participates in how many different types of reactions?

Activity level affected by-

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composed of:  a protein portion (apoenzymes) and a nonprotein portion (cofactor).

purpose:  they catalyze chemical reactions by lowering the activation energy, 

they are very important the life of humanity because they are help  in  constructing, synthesizing, carrying, dispensing, delivering, and eliminating the  ingredients and chemicals used by our bodies every day.

reusable: Yes, enzymes are reusable because they are catalyst . 

participates in how many different reactions: generally only participate in one type of reaction.

Activity level affected by:  temparature, PH and concetration 

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