Denatured Enzyme: Definition & Overview


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Which of the following factors is NOT important for the formation of an enzyme's three-dimensional structure?

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1. To what part of the enzyme does a substrate bind?

2. What do enzymes do to a chemical reaction rate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of denatured enzymes. Topics you will need to know include an enzyme's 3-D structure and how a substrated binds itself to an enzyme.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will help you to:

  • Understand what enzymes do to a chemical reaction rate
  • Identify factors that denature enzymes
  • Name the 3-D form of an enzyme
  • Determine at what temperature an enzyme functions best
  • Understand what happens to enzymes when they catalyze reactions

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about temperature for enzyme function in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding reactions catalyzed by enzymes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about denatured enzymes

Additional Learning

Want more information about denatured enzymes? Review this lesson entitled Denatured Enzyme: Definition & Overview, which will cover the following objectives:

  • Understand the elements which make up chemical groups and amino acids
  • Define substrates
  • Identify how catalyzing occurs
  • Be able to recognize different bonds that make up enzymes
  • Understand what is meant by 'denatured'
  • Recognize factors that come into play with regard to stability of an enzyme