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Function of Transferase enzymes.
Catalyze TRANSFER of C-, N-, or P- containing groups.
Example: Kinase involved in phosphate transfer
Function of enzymes classified as Hydrolases?
Catalyze cleavage of bonds by addition of water.
Function of enzyme classified as Lyase?
Catalyze cleavge of C-C, C-N, and C-S bonds by condensation reactions coupled to cleavage of ATP.
Ex.: Pyruvate decarboxylase
Function of enzyme classified as Ligase?
Catalyze formation of C-C, C-N, and C-S bonds by condensation reactions coupled to cleavage of ATP.
Ex.: Pyruvate carboxylase
Function of enzyme classified as an Isomerase?
Catalyze the reconfiguration
between geometric or optical isomers.
- Ex.: Methylmalonyl CoA -Mutase
Function of enzyme classified as Oxidoreductase?
Catalyze oxidation-reduction reactions.
Ex: Peroxidase, Dehydrogenase, Reductase, Oxidase
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