C.7.1 Outline the basic characteristics of enzymes.

C.7.2 Determine Vmax and the value of the Michaelis constant (Km) using graphs.

C.7.3 Describe the significance of Vmax and Km on changes in substrate concentration

C.7.4 Describe the concept of the active site in enzyme structure.

C.7.5 Explain competitive and non-competitive inhibition.

C.7.6 State and explain the effects of heavy metal ions, extremes of temperature and pH changes on enzyme activity.

C.7.7 Describe the use of enzymes in biotechnology.


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