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Enzyme Nomenclature

what it reacts with-how it reacts-ase Ex. Pyruvate decarboxylase

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Number enzyme classification

1.Oxidoredoctases 2.Transferases 3.Hydrolases 4.Lysases 5.Isomerases 6.Ligases

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Oxidoreductases

Catalyze Redox reactions Ex.Oxidase

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Transferases

Transfer a functional group between molecules Ex.Kinase

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Hydrolases

Cause hydrolysis (breaking bonds) Ex.phosphatase

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Lysases

Remove/add groups to a molecule Ex.Decarboxylase

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Isomerases

Rearrange functional groups (isomers) Ex.Mutase

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Ligases

Join molecules Ex.Ligase

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Km

Michaelis Constant

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Equation for a Michaelis-Menten Hyperbolic Curve

velocity=Vmax times substrate concentration over Km + substrate concentration

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Active Site

The location on the enzyme to which the substrate connects in order to react