Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 12 - Chemical Kinetics - Questions: 21

Answer

Only a tiny amount of an enzyme is needed for complex reactions to occur because the only function of an enzyme is to lower the activation energy and help speed up the reaction rate. Because enzymes are not consumed during reactions and enzymes are only needed at the instant the reaction occurs, not much of it is needed.

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