The Chemical Basis of Life Study Guide

Enzymes increase the rate of chemical reactions by

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Unformatted text preview: t are responsible for muscle (7) . Enzymes increase the rate of chemical reactions by lowering the (8) necessary to start a chemical reaction. According to the (9) of enzyme action, the shape of enzymes and reactants allows them to bind together easily. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. The rate at which enzymes are produced in cells or whether the enzymes are in an active or inactive form determines the rate of each chemical reaction. 7 Nucleic Acids ❛❛Nucleic acids are composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and phosphorus.❜❜ M atch these terms with the correct statement or definition: Chromatin Chromosomes DNA Nucleotide RNA 1 . Building block for nucleic acids; contains a five-carbon sugar, a nitrogen base, and a phosphate group. 2 . Contains deoxyribose; nucleotides form a double helix. 3 . DNA molecules associated with protein. 4 . Formed when chromatin condenses during cell division. 5 . Single strand of nucleotides that contains the sugar ribose. 6 . Genetic material of...
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