In step 4 of glycolysis, F16BP is converted to GAP and DHAP. In the mechanism carried out by the aldolase (the enzyme the carries out this reaction) an active site lysine residue reacts with the substrates' carbonyl group to form a Schiff base. Briefly, what is the logic behind the formation of the Schiff base (i.e. why is it beneficial that the enzyme forms this Schiff base)?

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In step 4 of glycolysis, F16BP is converted to GAP and DHAP. In the mechanism carried out
by the aldolase (the enzyme the carries out this reaction) an active site lysine residue reacts with the
substrates' carbonyl group to form a Schiff base. Briefly, what is the logic behind the formation of the
Schiff base (i.e. why is it beneficial that the enzyme forms this Schiff base)?
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In step 4 of glycolysis, F16BP is converted to GAP and DHAP. In the mechanism carried out by the aldolase (the enzyme the carries out this reaction) an active site lysine residue reacts with the substrates' carbonyl group to form a Schiff base. Briefly, what is the logic behind the formation of the Schiff base (i.e. why is it beneficial that the enzyme forms this Schiff base)?

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