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Enzymes

Enzymes

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Author: Aaron Mullally
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This lesson will explain the structure and function of enzymes as well as describe the role they play in metabolism.

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The area on an enzyme where the substrate attaches

Enzyme

A protein that changes the shape of a substrate in order to increase the speed of chemical reactions

Product

The result of a chemical reaction where an enzyme has acted on a substrate

Substrate

The molecule that is acted on by an enzyme