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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?

Temp: All enzymes go faster as temperature rises. But if too high the coagulate and you die as in heat stroke. ...Read more

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What do I need to do to lower the enzyme levels?

Enzyme levels: Which ones. I cannot read your mind? ...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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Can you tell me how the temperature affect rate of enzyme activity?

Temp and enzyme: Great wikipedia question. Heat makes molecules move faster and can get in and out of enzyme active site faster.

Or read you textbook. ...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

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Liver enzymes ALT72 AST80, how did this happen?

Liver enzymes ALT72 AST80, how did this happen?

I do not know: Elevated Liver function tests can come from fatty liver infiltration to viral illnesses like hepatitis or it can be from cirrhosis, medications, too much alcohol, etc. Get an eval of the elevated LFT's to be safe, best wishes. ...Read more

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What are high liver enzymes?

Transaminases: Usually, elevated liver enzymes mean elevated sgot/ast and sgpt/alt, less often alkaline phosphatase and its kindred. These are released from injured (not necessarily dead) liver cells in a host of illnesses, several of which will kill you if they're missed. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as innocent causes for high liver enzymes (alt)?

Is there such thing as innocent causes for high liver enzymes (alt)?

ALT: ALT=alanine aminotransferase, previously known as SGPT is used as a marker of liver damage, but is present in low amounts in normal individuals. Sources other than liver also exist. Elevations above the normal range are found in some "innocent" cases depending on population studied, drugs that may be in use, etc. Occasionally, exercise can transiently increase levels, for example. ...Read more

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What enzymes break down fruit?

Fruit Breakdown: Depends on the type of fruit. Common enzymes are amylase involved in all carbohydrate metabolism, another is aldolase-B involved in fructose metabolism, etc. ...Read more

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What does the enzyme ck-mb mean?

CK-MB is: A cardiac marker used to assist diagnoses of an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). ...Read more

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Substrate name for lipase enzyme?

Substrate name for lipase enzyme?

Olive oil: At least that's what we used for assays when I was doing a lot of clinical chemistry. Today kitmakers sell you "lipase substrate" which the physician need only do quality control on. I suspect it's olive oil. ...Read more

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Which enzymes help people to lose weight?

Which enzymes help people to lose weight?

Orally? All digested: Biologic enzymes are primarily complex proteins, a tiny percentage of which utilize a particular vitamin (molecules present in the vast majority of foods) as a cofactor. All ingested proteins, including enzymatic proteins, are digested; i.e. broken down (to protect body from outside signals) to their amino acid building blocks & the amino acids are absorbed & used according to brain/body controls. ...Read more

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Should you eat a supplemental enzyme daily?

For what purpose: Ask your GP if your body would benefit from supplement. For many people the answer is no. ...Read more