2.5 Enzymes

BioKnowledgy 2.5 Enzymes from Chris Paine (at Dulwich College Shangai) – taken from his fabulous blog BioKnowledgy.

IB 2.5 – Enzymes in 10m from Dan Rott:

Many assessment statements are also covered by Stephanie Castle (with more being added all the time).

An animated, narrated tutorial on protein denaturation (frying an egg) – from Sinauer Associates. And Mr W. sings ‘Enzymes!’:

Mr Bozeman describes Enzymes:

Short, simple animations about enzymes to show conformational change/strain, proximity and orientation, chemical interaction, biochemical pathway & allosteric enzyme.

Here are some fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education – how enzymes worka biochemical pathway  &  feedback inhibition of biochemical pathways.
Wiley have a number of Interactive Animations about enzymes, just click on ‘Catalysis’ or ‘Enzyme Specificity’ in the link. They also have ‘Introduction to Metabolism’.


An excellent video from HHMI BioInteractive: the evolution of lactose tolerance. Two other videos: What is lactose intolerance? in 2m 35s and lactose intolerance in 3m 30s.

Key terms as flashcards from Quizlet (you also can test yourself in a number of ways):

PRESCRIBED PRACTICAL 3 – Enzyme activity

Experimental investigation of a factor affecting enzyme activity

Enzyme experiments – notes from BioNinja

Simulations: Enzyme Catalysis, a LabBench Activity from Pearson; Enzyme-controlled reactions, a Virtual Lab from McGraw-Hill (Glencoe) Biology

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