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Enzyme Classification

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Hydrolases
Cleave bonds by adding water (phosphatases, peptidases, lipases)
Lyases
Catalyze removal of groups to form double bonds or the reverse break of double bonds (Decarboxylases, Synthases)
Oxoreductases
Catalyze redox reactions (Reductases, oxidases)
Transferases
Transfer a group from one molecule to another (Transaminases catalyze transfer of amino groups, Kinases transfer phosphate groups)
Isomerases
Catalyze intramolecular rearrangements (Epimerases, Mutases)
Ligases
Catalyze a reaction in which a C-C, C-N, C-S, C-O bond is made or broken
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