Problem: Which of the following statements regarding enzyme function is false?a) An enzyme's function depends on its three-dimensional shape.b) Enzymes are very specific for their substrates.c) Enzymes are used up when they catalyze a chemical reaction so must be synthesized for each new chemical reaction.

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Enzymes: biological catalysts that are not used up during a reaction


Enzyme Functions:

1. Build proteins

2. Copy DNA

3. Digest food

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Which of the following statements regarding enzyme function is false?

a) An enzyme's function depends on its three-dimensional shape.

b) Enzymes are very specific for their substrates.

c) Enzymes are used up when they catalyze a chemical reaction so must be synthesized for each new chemical reaction.

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