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  1. Oct 2022
    1. Although we and other biologists will often only consider one direction of a reaction, keep in mind that catalysts do not determine the direction of a reaction- they simply allow the reaction to occur in whichever direction is energetically favorable

      Do Catalysts control the direction of a reaction?

    2. It means that the cell can control metabolic flux by controlling the availability of catalysts.

      Why is it actually favorable for a cell to not be constantly energetically favorable to create a chemical reaction? Why does catalysts help control metabolic flux?

  2. Nov 2020
    1. proteases

      Is a group of enzymes whose catalytic function is hydrolyzing peptide bonds of proteins. Also referred to as proteolytic enzymes or even proteinases.

  3. Nov 2016
    1. Two new molecular catalysts of water oxidation have been synthesized by a team of brilliant scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory. These new molecular catalysts – complexes of ruthenium which are surrounded by the binding molecules, and they contain phosphonate groups.