Biochemistry

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Biochemistry
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  1. Function of Transferase enzymes.
    Example?
    Catalyze TRANSFER of C-, N-, or P- containing groups.

    Example: Kinase involved in phosphate transfer
  2. Function of enzymes classified as Hydrolases?

    Example?
    Catalyze cleavage of bonds by addition of water.

    Ex: Urease
  3. Function of enzyme classified as Lyase?

    Example?
    Catalyze cleavge of C-C, C-N, and C-S bonds by condensation reactions coupled to cleavage of ATP.

    Ex.: Pyruvate decarboxylase
  4. Function of enzyme classified as Ligase?

    Example?
    Catalyze formation of C-C, C-N, and C-S bonds by condensation reactions coupled to cleavage of ATP.

    Ex.: Pyruvate carboxylase
  5. Function of enzyme classified as an Isomerase?

    Example?
    Catalyze the reconfiguration between geometric or optical isomers.

    • Ex.: Methylmalonyl CoA -Mutase
    • Epimerase
    • Racemace
  6. Function of enzyme classified as Oxidoreductase?

    Example?
    Catalyze oxidation-reduction reactions.

    Ex: Peroxidase, Dehydrogenase, Reductase, Oxidase

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