Different classes of proteins: enzymatic

enzymatic proteins

A protein is a biologically functional molecule that consists of one of more polypeptides, which are each folded and coiled into a specific three-dimensional structure. The simplest level of a protein is made up of amino acids.  Enzymatic proteins selectively accelerate chemical reactions. Digestive enzymes catalyze  the hydrolysis of bonds in food molecules. Amylase, which is found in saliva, is an enzymatic protein.


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