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Question :What are the main characteristics of an enzyme?

Question :What are the main characteristics of an enzyme?

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Vikas Amritiya
askIITians Faculty 238 Points
2 years ago

Characteristics of an Enzyme :

1. Speed up chemical reactions. 
2. They are required in minute amounts. 
3. They are highly specific in their action. 
4. They are affected by temperature. 
5. They are affected by pH. 
6. Some catalyze reversible reactions. 
7. Some require coenzymes. 
8. They are inhibited by inhibitors.

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