Do we need to know enzyme kinetics for the final?  [ENDORSED]


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Do we need to know enzyme kinetics for the final?

Postby Schuyler_Howell_4D » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:07 pm

Do we need to know enzyme kinetics for the final?

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Re: Do we need to know enzyme kinetics for the final?  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:18 pm

Kinetics. Yes, I covered this in detail in class.
Enzymes are catalysts. Yes, covered in class.

Detailed enzyme kinetics. No, we did not cover this as it is not part of the Chem 14B syllabus.

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Re: Do we need to know enzyme kinetics for the final?

Postby Kassidy Ford 1I » Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:43 pm

On the chemical kinetics outline, it does not mention anything specifically about enzymes. But I would know how enzymes work as catalysts.

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Re: Do we need to know enzyme kinetics for the final?

Postby Sarah Zhari 1D » Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:40 pm

Enzymes are biological catalysts, and catalysts are mentioned in the outline. Maybe to be safe, you should know "how a catalyst lowers the activation energy of the transition state, how a catalyst increases the rate of a reaction, and also identify a catalyst in a reaction and give an example of a catalytic reaction".

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Re: Do we need to know enzyme kinetics for the final?

Postby Samuel Tzeng 1B » Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:34 pm

You should know that enzymes can act as catalysts


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