Which of these statements regarding enzymes is FALSE?
A) Enzymes are proteins that function as biological catalysts
B) Enzymes display specificity for certain molecules to which they attach
C) The activity of enzymes can be regulated by factors in their environment
D) Enzymes provide energy for the reactions they catalyze
E) An enzyme may be used many times over for a specific reaction© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 19, 2018, 10:05 pm ad1c9bdddf
The answer is (D) Enzymes provide energy for the reactions they catalyze.
Enzymes don't provide energy for the reaction. Instead they reduce the activation energy for the reaction by changing the path of the reaction bringing the product to a lower activation state.
ENZYMES are ...
ENZYMES are proteins with great catalytic power, remain unchanged at the completion of the reaction, are often highly specific for substrate or reaction type where the catalytic power.