Proteins as Enzymes

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Enzymes are used to lower activation energy and are used to break down foods/proteins and speed up chemical reactions. It is also considered a catalyst. Enzymes are composed of globular proteins which can be very active, giving it the use as a catalyst.

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Proteins as EnzymesEnzymes are used to lower activation energy and are used to break down foods/proteins and speed up chemical reactions. It is also considered a catalyst. Enzymes are composed of globular proteins which can be very active, giving it the use as a catalyst.A molecule of catalyse cam decompose almost a hundred thousand molecules of hydrogen peroxide every second. The active site is the place which attracts substrate to the surface of the enzyme. This is where the enzymatic reaction takes place. Molecules called substrates are captured and undergo a reaction through the activ

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