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2-4 Chemical Reactions and Enzymes

Chapter 2 The Chemistry Of Life, 2-4 Chemical Reactions and Enzymes
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Chemical Reaction
Process that changes one set of chemicals into another set of chemicals
Reactant
Element or compound that enters into a chemical reaction
Product
Element or compound produced by a chemical reaction
Activation Energy
Energy needed to get a reaction started
Catalyst
Substance that speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction
Enzyme
Protein that acts as a biological catalyst
Substrate
Reactant of an enzyme-catalyzed reaction