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Properties of enzymes bio

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Active Site
The area of the enzyme that binds with the substrate
Denature
When an enzyme's shape is permanently changed, and therefore is unable to form enzyme-substrate complexes.
Enzyme
Globular shaped protein which catalyzes reactions.
Enzyme-Substrate Complex
The name for the enzyme and substrate when bound by at active site.
Substrate
The substance acted upon by the enzyme.
-ase
the suffix of all enzymes
Protein
A polymer made of many amino acids (Monomers) joined together. (Can be fibrous or globular)
Globular Protein
'Blob-shaped' proteins that make up enzymes
Fibrous Protein
Long thin structural proteins. (makes up things like hair and nails)
Product
What is produced by a reaction.