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Enzyme (Overview)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state to an active state.


Enzyme (Overview)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state to an active state.


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What is enzyme?

What is enzyme?

An enzyme is...: An enzyme is something that helps change one thing into a different thing. Enzymes are inside all living things. For example, an enzyme changes starch into sugar. Some people have one missing or a few missing, deficient, or abnormal enzymes. There are many many many different enzymes in our bodies. Some medications and some supplements are enzymes. ...Read more

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What does mean 1 enzyme lower?

What does mean 1 enzyme lower?

Unclear question: Possibly relating to liver enzymes? Pancreatic/digestive enzymes? ...Read more

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Can childen take Maru-Man Enzyme?

Can childen take Maru-Man Enzyme?

Questionable: I did some research and couldn't find any scientific studies on this product. From the sales pages it appears to be stating it's a combination of fruit/veges/enzymes for digestion. It's not regulated by the FDA so I would advise caution as no one is making sure the company is delivering on their promises. Best to stick with the natural fruits and veges available at the store. ...Read more

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What can cause enzyme levels to be off ?

Need more info: There are many different enzymes so not able to answer definitively. Two of the most common to be told are high would be liver or cardiac. Since cardiac are usually tested as inpatient you may mean liver. The most common reason would be fatty liver which can be from obesity, elevated lipids or sugars, alcohol or genetics. Hepatitis, infectious and autoimmune, and cancer can also be the cause. ...Read more

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39 year old male enzymes at 29, 000. Why.

Which enzyme?: Hard to say without some specific enzyme and some context about why the test was drawn. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking enzymes?

Broad Question: Unfortunately the question is missing the meat. There are a million enzymes. What specifically are you asking about? ...Read more

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How does temperature affect our body's enzymes?

Enzymes.: As part of the homeostasis of the body, enzymes are designed to work well in a small temperature range. Above or below that small range, the enzymes do not work well, and sometimes they do not work at all. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What are some examples of enzyme-inducing drugs?

Enzyme enduring drug: I would go to drugs.com for details, or we can do 2nd opinion and discuss. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: enzyme?

Substance changer: An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state to an active state. ...Read more

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How can I get my levels of tropanin i enzyme measured?

Troponin: Troponin i level can be measured by a simple blood test. Any standard lab in town would be able to do that. ...Read more

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Can i take a super enzyme and pantoprazol at the same time?

You can try: I do not think there is a randomized evidence based controlled study for what you are preposing. I am not sure what is in super enzyme. If your gut instinct tells you it is dangerous do not take together. If you have already tried it and had no side effects hats off! ...Read more

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What enzyme makes a person feel full after a few bites of food?

What enzyme makes a person feel full after a few bites of food?

None I know of: Enzymes are meant to help digest food and I have not heard that any will make you feel full. "the balance between our food intake and energy expenditure is driven in large part by leptin, a “satiety hormone” released by fat cells. " see http://www.Dana.Org/news/features/detail.Aspx?Id=23536 for full article. You may need to be seen if this is new and different for you.. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in what ways do enzymes control the cell cycle?

Cell cycle: Yes but not enough room here to do it justice https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ go here for details and try wikipedia. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are enzymes involved in photosynthesis? If so, which ones?

I'm wondering are enzymes involved in photosynthesis? If so, which ones?

Interesting question: but Healthtap is a medical information site. Take care. ...Read more

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What causes an elevation in ALP enzymes?

What causes an elevation in ALP enzymes?

Alk Phos: Often we never find the cause, especially in older folks. All teens have maybe 5x the upper limit of normal because of rapid growth. And many folks shoot it up if they've eaten -- depends on one's blood type. If you feel well, and this is your only finding, I wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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Enzyme inducers & enzyme inhibitors, what are these?

Biochemistry enzymes: One induces and other inhibits action of enzyme. Great Wikipedia question. If you have never heard of it always go there first before coming here. ...Read more

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Elevated gallbladder enzymes, should I be concerned?

Yes: I assume you mean liver enzymes. Any abnormal liver test should be investigated even if that means just rechecking the lab to see a trend. Caused of elevated liver enzymes are many. Hepatitis, gallbladder infection, blocked bile ducts by stones or cancer, infection of the bile ducts, fatty liver, liver tumors, ect. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are r pancreatic enzymes?

What are r pancreatic enzymes?

Digestive compounds: These are substances that are secreted by the pancreas to aid in digestion. They breakdown, fat, protein, and carbohydrates to allow the body to absorb those substances better. ...Read more