What kind of biological molecule speeds up chemical reactions and decreases activation energy?

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Jan 30, 2017

Answer:

You speak of a #"catalyst........."#, i.e. here #"an enzyme"#.......

Explanation:

Catalysts work by altering the activaton energy of a reaction; they can accelerate or inhibit. Catalysts can do nothing to alter the thermodynamics of a reaction.

Biological systems are extensively catalyzed by enzymatic catalysts.