Basic Enzyme Questions – Internet Activity

SWBIC Educational Resources  >> Activities & Materials  >> Enzyme Unit Plan  >> Questions


  1. What is an enzyme? How do they affect a chemical reaction?

  2. What is the difference between a catalyst and an enzyme?

  3. How can enzymes be used in industry?

  4. What are the major classes of enzymes?

  5. How do changes in temperature and enzyme concentration affect an enzyme’s behavior?

  6. Illustrate and explain the lock and key model of enzyme behavior.

  7. What is an extremophile? What is an extremozyme?

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