a: Enzyme substrate ~
b: lock and key
What: This is a common association that explains the relationship between an enzyme and its respective substrate. But, if the substrate is like a key, then, typically, it is a very loose key. Many enzymes can bind with molecules that are not their primary or intended substrate. The turnover of reactant to products, in this situation, is much slower than the natural substrate.
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Oct 30 2013 7:17 PM
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