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Bis2A Activity Week 4 Example Energy Diagram: 1. Are catalysts altered in an overall reaction? No 2. What advantages would use of a catalyst offer over heating to increase the reaction rate? Enzymes provide specificity, whereas heating increases the rate of all reactions. The concentration and activity of enzymes can also be regulated. 3. A catalyst will alter the energy state of which of the following: Reactants, Transition State, Products
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Unformatted text preview: Transition State 4. Why does each biological reaction require a specific enzyme? Active site specificity, increase reaction rate, emphasize useful reactions and avoid toxic alternatives, tune pathways so rates are compatible, optimize rates for ambient conditions. 5. How can the use of specific enzymes be regulated? Controlling the concentration of enzyme available in the cell. Allosteric factors that regulate activity....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2010 for the course ECM 995678 taught by Professor Derkins during the Spring '10 term at Concord.

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