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Lab Assignment #9EnzymesIntroductionEvery chemical reaction in the cell requires a catalyst.Enzymesspeed up chemical reactions bylowering the activation energy for that reaction.Activation energyis a barrier that must belowered before a reaction can take place. This may involve bringing two molecules together,breaking a chemical bond, or another event that makes it easier for the reaction to occur.Because the enzyme is not truly a part of the chemical reaction, it is not consumed during thereaction and therefore may be used many times.Pre-Lab Questions:1. How does an enzyme affect a chemical reaction?
2. Are enzymes reusable? Why or why not?
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Fall
Professor
Chitra Sundaram
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Enzyme, Chemical reaction, 3 minutes, low point of bubbles

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