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Biology Factsheet: 43. Factors affecting enzyme activity

  • Biology Factsheet: 43. Factors affecting enzyme activity

Biology Factsheet: 43. Factors affecting enzyme activity

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    Enzymes are globular proteins which act as biological catalysts. This means that they speed up the rate of reaction by lowering the activation energy, that is the energy required to break bonds. Enzymes are a complex tertiary and sometimes quaternary shape and catalyse reactions by forming a complex (known as the enzyme substrate complex) at a specific region of the enzyme called the active site.