Enzymes. Chapter 2: Section 2.5. Objectives. SWBAT explain the effect of a catalyst on activation energy. SWBAT describe how enzymes regulate chemical reactions and maintain homeostasis. Starter: How can this be possible. Catalyst. A catalyst lowers activation energy.
Chapter 2: Section 2.5
Substrate refers to your reactants
The enzyme bringssubstrates together and weakens their bonds.
The catalyzed reaction formsa product that is releasedfrom the enzyme.An enzyme’s function depends on its structure.