Enzyme Notes

So as a review, Enzymes are biological catalysts that lower the amount of Activation energy needed to carry out a chemical reaction. They are usually named for the molecule they breakdown or build-up (Lactase → Lactose). If they are placed in solutions with harsh temperatures or pH, they will Denature (change shape) and chemical reactions can no longer take place. For more information, check the infographic below or watch the YouTube Video


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