NEET Zoology Biomolecules Questions Solved


A. Catalyses the transfer of a group (other than hydrogen).
B. Catalyses removal group from substrates by mechanism other than hydrolysis leaving double bond
C. Catalyzing the linking of 2 molecules by using energy into one molecule.
Identify the classes of enzymes for above functions:

 

A

B

C

(a)

Ligase

Lyase

Transferase

(b)

Transferase

Lyase

Ligase

(c)

Lyase

Ligase

Transferase

(d)

Transferase

Ligase

Lyase

Transferases: Enzymes catalysing a transfer of a group, G (other than hydrogen) between a pair of substrate S and S’.

Lyases: Enzymes that catalyse removal of groups from substrates by mechanisms other than hydrolysis leaving double bonds.

Ligases: Enzymes catalysing the linking together of 2 compounds, e.g., enzymes which catalyse joining of C-O, C-S, C-N, P-O etc. bonds.

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