Question

Describe the basic functions of enzymes in cells.

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times may vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes for paid subscribers and may be longer for promotional offers.
Tagged in
Science
Biology

Biochemistry

Related Biology Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: BrominedeoxyUridine (BrdU) is a thymidine analog. What does the word analog mean in biochemistry and...

A: The genetic material is all the living organism is the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). All the eukaryot...

Q: When do the oogonia undergo mitosis?a. before birthb. at pubertyc. at the beginning of each menstrua...

A: The female reproductive system is formed of the external and internal sex organs, which works in the...

Q: During what process does the amnion envelop theembryo?a. embryonic foldingb. gastrulationc. implanta...

A: The amnion refers to a membrane, which closely envelops the embryo when formed initially. It gets oc...

Q: Let’s suppose you have recently identified an organism that wasscraped from an asteroid that hit the...

A: DNA is the main constituent of the chromosome. It contains all information about protein that forms ...

Q: From 80% to 90% of the most common human chromosome abnormalities arise because the chromosomes fail...

A: The event where the two chromosomes fail to separate is called nondisjunction. This can take place d...

Q: EVOLUTION CONNECTION The fungus-alga symbiosis thatmakes up a lichen is thought to have evolved mult...

A: Symbiosis is a mutual relationship between fungus and algae forms a dual organism known as lichen. T...

Q: Summarize the methods that located DNA in chromosomes.

A: Chromosomes are thread-like structures located inside the nucleus of plant and animal cells. Each ch...

Q: Define the following terms: neuron, axon, dendrite, myelin sheath, afferent neuron, efferent neuron,...

A: Introduction  Neuron: A neuron is a single nerve cell which consists of central cell body, terminal ...

Q: Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an autosomal recessive disease that results from a defect in an enzyme that...

A: Phenylketonuria is an inborn error of metabolism which happened due to decreased or low metabolism o...

Q: In mammals, sex-chromosome aneuploids are more common than autosomal aneuploids, but, in fishes, sex...

A: Aneuploidy is characterized by the presence of an abnormal number of chromosomes. This leads to vari...

Q: Escherichia coli displays which antigens?a. capsular b. somatic c. flagellar d. all of these

A: E.coli is a type of bacteria that is mostly found in the human intestine and gut of some animals. It...

Q: Draw labelled diagram of following organisms. 1 Onchocerca volvulus. 2. Dranunculus medinensis. 3. T...

A: Hello! Since you have asked multiple question, we will solve the first question for you. If you want...

Q: Explain why maternal effect genes exert their effects during theearly stages of development

A: Gene is a functional unit of heredity. A gene is a sequence of nucleotides in genome that codes for ...

Q: Describe in detail the exotoxin and endotoxin with examples and diagrams.     note: please write as ...

A: Microorganisms secrete a lot of chemicals or toxins which affect other living organisms in different...

Q: Labeo is said to be physostomous. Why ?

A: Labeo is a genus that belongs to the family Cyprinidae. This genus consists of carps which include s...

Q: 1. A) Describe the three steps (Reception, Transduction, Response) of de-etiolation (greening respon...

A: A stage of etiolation in plant can be elaborated as the presence of non-green plastids called the et...

Q: Zoe has cystic fibrosis. Which of the following is themost likely explanation?a. Zoe probably inheri...

A: Cystic fibrosis refers to a kind of genetic disorder influencing majorly the lungs, but also the int...

Q: indicate the stage at which segmentation genes, homeotic genes, and egg-polarity genes would have an...

A: The function of genes is to transfer the information required for the synthesis of proteins. The new...

Q: Which of the following about osmosis is true?

A: Osmosis is one of the methods of the transport of solvent between two cells through a semi-permeable...

Q: AGGTATCGCAT is a sequence from the coding strand of a gene. What will bw the corresponding sequence ...

A: The terms used in the question represents the molecules used during a gene expression. A gene is a s...