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CP Enzymes f14

Enzymes f14

QuestionAnswer
activation energy is the energy required to start a reaction.
active site A region on an enzyme where the substrate binds during a reaction.
Catalyst A substance that increases the rate of a reaction without being consumed in the process.
enzyme A protein that speeds up chemical reactions in the body; serves as a catalyst
hemoglobin component of red blood cells that binds with and carries oxygen
insulin – protein that regulates blood sugar
Lock and Key model The specific action of an enzyme with a single substrate
Optimum – the point at which the condition, degree, or amount of something is the most favorable; Most favorable or advantageous; best
pH and temperature factors that can affect the enzymatic reaction and must be optimized in order for an enzymatic reaction to be accurate and reproducible.
specificity the condition of participating in or catalyzing a reaction
substrate The substance on which an enzyme works
Created by: nbctbio
 

 



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