Types of Enzyme Catalysis

Here are the 5 main types of catalytic mechanisms employed by enzymes:Acid/Base CatalysisCovalent CatalysisMetal Ion CatalysisProximity and Orientation EffectsPreferential binding of the transition state complexAcid/Base Catalysis:Here the enzyme protonates or…

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SN1 vs. SN2

SN1 vs. SN2Nucleophilic substitution reactions are very important reactions of alkyl halide. There can be two pathways:Unimolecular nucleophilic substitution, SN1Bimolecular nucleophilic substitution, SN2.Whether an alkyl halide will undergo an SN1…

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