What is a Phospholipase?

A phospholipase is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of glycerophospholipids. As shown in the image below, the phospholipid can undergo a hydrolysis reaction which will produce water. Source: Wikipedia…

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Types of Enzyme Catalysis

Here are the 5 main types of catalytic mechanisms employed by enzymes: Acid/Base Catalysis Covalent Catalysis Metal Ion Catalysis Proximity and Orientation Effects Preferential binding of the transition state complex…

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Enzymes: All About Them

Table of Contents Enzymes Six Types of Enzyme Classes Cofactors and Coenzymes Enzymes offer many benefits for our body. In fact without them, life would be impossible because they play…

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