Enzymes are not altered

Enzymes are not altered - an affinity with the enzyme...

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Enzymes are not altered in the net chemical reaction. Occasionally covalent bonds involved, but usually enzymes use noncovalent interactions. Even when covalent bonds are used, the enzyme will revert to its original state at the end of the reaction (Fig. 2.26 in text). In any enzyme catalyzed reaction, the reactants always forms a tight complex (have
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Unformatted text preview: an affinity ) with the enzyme: substrate S enzyme E product P enzyme * substrate complex forms = ES complex enzyme * product complex forms = EP complex E + S <----------> ES <------------> E P <-----------> E+ P Reactions are reversible....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 at Broward College.

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