What is the definition of enzymes and bio catalyst?

Asked by  | 17th Apr, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Enzyme is a substance (usually protein) produced by a living organism that acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction. Enzymes speed up rates of chemical reactions.
 
A biocatalyst is a substance, especially an enzyme, that initiates or modifies the rate of a chemical reaction in a living body.

Answered by  | 18th Apr, 2011, 05:32: PM

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