Concept #1: Introduction to the Six Major Classes of Enzymes
Concept #2: Oxidoreductases
Practice: Which of the following is an indicator that a reaction is catalyzed by an oxidoreductase?
Concept #3: Transferases
Practice: Kinases add phosphate groups to molecules. Kinases are an example of which class of enzyme?
Concept #4: Hydrolyases
Practice: Below is a reaction in the oxidative phase of the pentose phosphate pathway catalyzed by the enzyme gluconolactonase. This enzyme would be classified as what type?
Concept #5: Isomerases
Practice: What class of enzyme is required to convert a cis-fatty acid into a trans-fatty acid?
Concept #6: Lyases
Practice: Which of the following best describes the function of a lyase enzyme?
Concept #7: Ligases
Practice: Which of the following is not one of the six internationally accepted classes of enzymes?
Concept #8: Recap of the Six Classes of Enzymes
Practice: The presence of an electron acceptor such as NAD + indicates which class of enzyme?
Practice: Digestive enzymes are all examples of which class of enzyme?
Practice: The reaction below is catalyzed by the enzyme arginase. What is the classification of this enzyme?
Practice: Which class of enzyme catalyzes a reaction where the chemical formula does not change?
Practice: What class of enzyme is required to combine two molecules using ATP?