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The area of the enzyme that binds with the substrate


When an enzyme's shape is permanently changed, and therefore is unable to form enzyme-substrate complexes.


Globular shaped protein which catalyzes reactions.

Enzyme-Substrate Complex

The name for the enzyme and substrate when bound by at active site.


The substance acted upon by the enzyme.


the suffix of all enzymes


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)


What is produced by a reaction.

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