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Specificity due to shape active site and induced fit

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Unformatted text preview: 19 Free Energy Diagram Enzymes 20 Enzymes •  •  •  •  Biological catalysts Usually proteins Reactants of enzyme - Substrates Area of interaction with substrates Active site •  Enzyme itself is unchanged after reaction and can be used again •  Name tells us what reaction is catalyzes ( - ase) Properties of Enzymes •  Specificity   due to shape   active site and induced fit 21 Properties of Enzymes Activity of Enzymes •  Influenced by   Temperature 22 Activity of Enzymes •  Influenced by   pH Activity of Enzymes •  Influenced by   Co-factors •  metal ions 23 Activity of E...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course BSCI 105 taught by Professor Jensen during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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