Problem: The lock and key model of enzyme activity proposes that each A) enzyme can react with only a single substrate. B) enzyme has a cofactor promotes the catalytic activity. C) substrate has a specific cofactor that binds it to the enzyme.D) enzyme binds a specific substrate because the active site and structures have complementary structures.

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Lock and Key Model: the active site and substrate are complementary with each other

Induced Fit Model: the active site undergoes a conformational change after the substrate binds

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The lock and key model of enzyme activity proposes that each 

A) enzyme can react with only a single substrate. 

B) enzyme has a cofactor promotes the catalytic activity. 

C) substrate has a specific cofactor that binds it to the enzyme.

D) enzyme binds a specific substrate because the active site and structures have complementary structures.

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