Transition Metal Cations

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Gabriella Bates 2L
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Transition Metal Cations

Postby Gabriella Bates 2L » Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:52 pm

How do transition metal cations function as enzymes? Is this important for the exam?

Sidharth D 1E
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Re: Transition Metal Cations

Postby Sidharth D 1E » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:41 pm

They help chemically by binding directly to the molecule and they structurally affect the active site of the molecule. It makes the bond weaker of the molecule that they are trying to change, thereby reducing the activation energy required for the reaction.

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