Enzymes are proteins that have a three-dimensional structures that is specific to a particular substrate. Environmental conditions can change the shape of the protein. What is the most likely result if the shape of the enzyme changes?
Correct Answer : Option g – The enzyme will no longer be able to catalyze the reaction with the substrate
- f. The substrate will change its shape to match the enzyme.
- g. The enzyme will no longer be able to catalyze the reaction with the substrate. – Correct Answer.
- h. The products made from the enzyme and the substrate will be changed.
- j. The enzyme will be able to bind to more diverse substrates than before.