Metalbolism - Enzymes

3 important questions on Metalbolism - Enzymes

Where are enzymes made and where are they active?

Enzymes are made within the cell and may be active inside the cell (intracellular enzymes), or they will be transported outside the cell (extracellular enzymes) such as those enzymes associated with digestion in the gut

Where does the optimum activity of enzymes depend upon?

The optimum activity of enzymes depend upon the environment such as temperature or in presence of other substances

Which 6 characteristics does enzymes have?

  1. All enzymes are proteins
  2. control a particular chemical reaction
  3. reusable (can perform its function multiple times)
  4. inactivated or damaged by heat
  5. sensitive to acid and/or alkali
  6. mostly prefer neutral pH    

Try our study magic for free

a PDF, study it super fast
  • No sign up, email or credit card needed!
  • AI makes unlimited flashcards
  • Get unlimited quizzes and tests
  • Ask AI anything
Create a notebook
  • No sign up, email or credit card needed!
  • Have and keep perfect overview
  • Make flashcards, notes and mind maps
  • Review, test and score!

The question on the page originate from the summary of the following study material:

  • A unique study and practice tool
  • Never study anything twice again
  • Get the grades you hope for
  • 100% sure, 100% understanding
Remember faster, study better. Scientifically proven.
Trustpilot Logo