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Ch 22: Enzyme Mechanisms

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Enzyme Mechanisms - Chapter Summary

In this chapter on enzyme mechanisms, brief lessons cover topics like why enzymes are required for the daily functioning of your cells and the mechanism of enzyme activity. You will also gain a better understanding of how enzymes are used in the body. After completing the chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain how enzymes work
  • Recall the functions of coenzymes, cofactors, and prosthetic groups
  • Provide an example of an enzyme mechanism
  • List factors that positively and negatively affect enzyme activity
  • Discuss the amount of energy required to start a biochemical reaction

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