Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Chemistry Comes Alive - Review Questions - Page 59: 22


(c) increase the speed of a chemical reaction

Work Step by Step

A catalyst is something that speeds up a chemical reaction. Enzymes are simply organic catalysts. They do not change the direction of a reaction, change the products of a reaction, or get used up in the reaction. They only increase the speed of the reaction.
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