Give 4 properties of enzymes?

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Jun 11, 2017

Answer:

In 1878, Willy Kunhe coined the word enzyme, which in Greek means, "in yeast".

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The Nobel prize winner, in 1907,Eduard Buchner, showed that cell-free extract of yeast could catalyze the fermentation of sucrose to ethanol.

Properties are:
Enzymes follow the physical and chemical reactions of proteins.

They are heat labile. (affected by heat).

They are water-soluble.

They can be precipitated by protein precipitating reagents (ammonium sulfate or trichloroacetic acid).

They contain 16% weight as nitrogen.

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