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Mechanism of Enzyme Action

Mechanism of Enzyme Action The molecules upon which an enzyme acts are called its substrate. For example, cellulose is broken down by enzyme cellulase, therefore cellulase is the substrate. Active Sites The active site of enzymes is a complex three dimensional-cavity into which the substrate molecule fits. At the active sites the enzymes work by lowering the energy of activation. ...

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