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Enzyme Catalysation

Postby moneyyip » Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:28 pm

Why enzymes are not altered or destroyed by the reaction which they catalyse?
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Postby JackBean » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:17 pm

because otherwise they wouldn't be catalsts, but reactants ;)
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Postby moneyyip » Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:24 pm

But is there any specific explanation about that situation?
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Postby canalon » Fri Aug 26, 2011 3:21 pm

moneyyip wrote:But is there any specific explanation about that situation?

This is not a situation, it's a definition.
Now if you want to know hy it can modify a reaction without being modified, there is anice and clear and illustrated explanation here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalyst
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