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Catalysis: Chemical and Biochemical

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Cellular enzymes are catalysts that tame reactions by accelerating them, lending specificity, and regulating their time and place.

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Life processes are fundamentally chemical reactions. Left to themselves, however, the reactions would occur too slowly and nonspecifically to sustain life. Cellular enzymes are catalysts that tame reactions by accelerating them, lending specificity, and regulating their time and place. Some principles of biological catalysis are demonstrated.

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