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On Catalysis by Biological Macromolecular Enzymes

Version 1 : Received: 26 August 2020 / Approved: 27 August 2020 / Online: 27 August 2020 (09:04:44 CEST)
Version 2 : Received: 9 November 2020 / Approved: 16 November 2020 / Online: 16 November 2020 (08:28:55 CET)

A peer-reviewed article of this Preprint also exists.

Dong J. On Catalytic Kinetics of Enzymes. Processes. 2021; 9(2):271. Dong J. On Catalytic Kinetics of Enzymes. Processes. 2021; 9(2):271.

Journal reference: processes 2021, 9
DOI: 10.3390/pr9020271


Classical enzyme kinetics are interpreted from a new angle here, and biological macromolecular enzyme catalysis is viewed and explored at the molecular level. The time course of sequential catalytic events is analyzed, the relationships between catalytic efficiency, catalytic rate/velocity and the amount of time consumed are established. This writing tries to connect the microscopic molecular behavior of enzymes to kinetic data obtained in experiment, and the equations proposed here can be testified and examined by future experiments.


catalysis; kinetics; time; biological macromolecular enzyme; large biological macro-substrate; catalytic step; catalytic efficiency; turnover number



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