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The rate of an enzyme - only up to a point Because enzymes...

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The rate of an enzyme-catalyzed reaction depends on a number of  factors, such as the concentration of the substrate, the acidity and  temperature of the environment, and the presence of other chemicals.   At higher temperatures, enzyme reactions occur more rapidly, but 
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Unformatted text preview: only up to a point. Because enzymes are proteins, excessive amounts of heat can change their structures, rendering them inactive. An enzyme altered by heat is said to be denatured....
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