CHP2 Chemistry of Life

Range of ph denaturation salivary amylase ph 7 pepsin

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Unformatted text preview: of enzymes includes substrate it ‘acts upon’ • Root word + ase Root ase • Enzymes bind to substrate (reactant) @ active site, forming Enzymes enzyme-substrate complex that repositions substrate, causing rxtn to occur rxtn • Temperature- higher temps inc enzyme activity • If temp exceeds max functioning temp, then enzymes are If denatured (fevers & positive feedback) denatured • pH- denaturation will occur if deviate from optimal range of pH denaturation • Salivary amylase (pH 7), pepsin (pH 2), trypin (pH 9.5) Metabolic pathways~ • Cellular activities occur as series of chemical rxtns that begin Cellular w/ reactants & end w/ an end product (enzymes used thru-out) reactants end ATP & Nucleotides ATP Nucleotides= o.compounds consisting of 3 parts: N-base, o.compounds sugar, & P-grp ATP= adenosine triphosphate; major energy source of all ATP adenosine living organisms liv...
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