Difference between Chemical Reaction and Enzymatic Reaction.

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Difference between Chemical Reaction and Enzymatic Reaction.

 

Chemical Reaction

Enzymatic Reaction

1.

It does not require enzymes.

It requires some specific enzymes.

2.

Simple molecules are required to carry out the chemical reaction.

Complex protein molecules are required to carry out the chemical reaction.

3.

A chemical reaction can occur at very high temperature.

High temperature denatures the enzyme.

4.

When activation energy is lowered, rate of chemical reaction increases.

Activation energy is essential for initiation.

 

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