Enzymes are proteins. Proteins are long chains of aminoacids linked to each other by peptide bonds. Aminoacids have man

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Q 2073378246.     Enzymes are proteins. Proteins are long chains of aminoacids linked to each other by
peptide bonds. Aminoacids have many functional groups*in their structure. These
functional groups are, many of them at least, ionisable. As they are weak acids and
bases in chemical nature, this ionization is influenced by pH of the solution. For many
enzymes, activity is influenced by surrounding pH. This is depicted in the curve below,
explain briefly.

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