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1

What is the job of an enzyme?

To catalyse a reaction.

2

What is the difference between 'lock and key' and 'induced fit'?

In 'lock and key' the substrate has to fit perfectly into the active site of an enzyme whereas in 'induced fit' the active site can reshape slightly around the substrate.