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Enzyme decrease the activation energy needed to get a chemical reaction started.


The enzyme has a part called the active site where substrate molecules (reactants) fit. The reactants are held in a way which makes it easier to form new bonds or to break existing bonds.


This video shows catalase enzyme (from liver) breaking down hydrogen peroxide.

This video shows how amylase enzyme (from saliva) breaks down starches.

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