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Name six factors affecting the performance of an enzyme.

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This simple question asks for six factors that can alter or change the activity of an enzyme. The solution lists all six factors with a one sentence explanation. In addition a link is provided to some further reading if you chose to explore this topic further.

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There are a number of factors that can affect enzyme activity. Here are six:

1. Temperature (Each enzyme works best at a certain pH and temperature, its activity decreasing at values above and below that point.)

2. pH (Enzymes have an optimal pH. A change in pH will affect the charge on ...

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