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Input of energy required to start a chemical reaction

Activation energy

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Region on an enzyme molecule where the substrate binds

Active site

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Metabolic pathways that consume energy in synthesis of complex molecules

Anabolic

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Metabolic activity that releases energy in breakdown reactions

Catabolic

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Slowing of reaction rate due to the presence of a substrate resembling the substrate

Competitive inhibition

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Enzyme inhibition caused by the presence of an end product of a metabolic pathway

Feedback inhibition

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Change to an enzymes active site brought about by its substrate

Induced fit

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Enzyme-controlled sequence of chemical reactions in a cell

Metabolic pathway

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Enzyme inhibition by a substance that permanently alters the active site of the enzyme

Non-competitive inhibition

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Substrate resulting from an enzyme-catalysed reaction

Product

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Molecule that brings about changes in a cell’s metabolism

Signal molecule

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Substance on which an enzyme works

Substrate