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In digestion, into what absorbable building block would you hydrolyze proteins?
amino acids
In digestion, into what absorbable building block would you hydrolyze carbohydrates?
monosaccharides
In digestion, into what absorbable building block would you hydrolyza lipids?
glycerol and fatty acids
Type of reaction that when water is added to assist in breaking down complex molecules in to simpler ones
hydrolysis
Type of reaction that when water is removed in the construction of complex molecules in to simpler ones
dehydration synthesis
Gain of electron or a hydrogen
reduction
The substances acted upon by an enzyme
substrate
When sucrose is decomposed to yield a glucose molecule and a fructose molecule
a water molecule is used
the loss of electrons or a hydrogen
oxidation
In dehydration synthesis of a carboydrate
monosaccarides become joined together
When amino acids are bonded to form proteins
the process involves dehydration synthesis
Best model to illustrate the way an enzyme interacts with another molecule
lock and key
what is not a characteristic of enzymes
they are most active at temps above 55 degrees C
Function of ADP molecules in living cells
They capture energy from the oxidation of fuels
What is the capacity to do work
energy