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What are enzymes?

Protiens found inside cells that increase the rate of biochemical reactions

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When are increased levels of enzymes seen?

With damaged cells

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Can enzymes be measured?

Not directly

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How do you measure enzymes?

Catalyze a chemical reaction whose product can be measured

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What are six factors that influence enzyme activity?

Temp, dehydration, ultra violet light, pH extremes, organic solvents, heavy metal solvents