Enzyme Technology

Enzyme Technology

Enzyme Technology The enzyme is a substance that acts as a catalyst in living organisms, regulating the rate at which chemical reactions proceed without itself being altered in the process. Enzymes found in nature have been used since ancient times in the production of food products, such as cheese, sourdough, beer, wine and vinegar, and … Read moreEnzyme Technology

Enzymes- Properties, Classification and Significance

Enzymes- Properties, Classification and Significance

Enzymes- Properties, Classification and Significance Enzymes are the biological macromolecules which speed up the rate of biochemical reactions without undergoing any change. They are also called as biological catalysts. An enzyme is a highly selective catalyst that greatly accelerates both the rate and specificity of metabolic reactions. Properties of Enzymes Nearly all enzymes are proteins, although … Read moreEnzymes- Properties, Classification and Significance

Differences between Enzymes and Hormones

Differences between Enzymes and Hormones

Differences between Enzymes and Hormones Enzymes and hormones are bio-genic substances present in all living organisms whose function, formation, secretion and purpose varies in both plants and animals. An enzyme is a highly selective catalyst that greatly accelerates both the rate and specificity of metabolic reactions. A hormone, on the other hand, is a chemical released … Read moreDifferences between Enzymes and Hormones