enzymes and activation energy?
cpurple at rpslmc.edu
Mon Sep 25 10:10:37 EST 1995
isnt this a mechanism for the decrease in the Ea?
On 25 Sep 1995, Paul. S. Brookes. wrote:
> rray at ix.netcom.com (ROMAN RAY ) wrote:-
> >How does an enzyme lower the activation energy of a reaction and
> >therefore causing the catalysis of the reaction????
> I thought enzymes catalysed by stabilising the transition state of a
> reaction (presumably by transiently bonding/interacting with it)
> This can be proven by taking a proposed transition state analogue for a
> given reaction, and making an antibody to it. The antibody should then act
> as a catalyst for the original reaction. This has been done with limited
> Paul Brookes >><< psb at bioc.cam.ac.uk >><< 01223 333649
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