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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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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