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      Anonymous

      what is the meaning of lock and key hypothesis?

    • #12450
      Anonymous

      is it a safety term meaning keep all dangerous chemicals under lock and key in the lab? just a guess

    • #12451
      Anonymous

      Its basically to do with specificity in enzyme-substrate interactions. It means that all enzymes have an active site which in this analogy is the hole of the lock (lock = enzyme). There is a specific key that goes into and attaches to this lock (ie

    • #12452
      Anonymous

      Ok are you talking about lock and key in Biology (the only one I know of or heard of) cause if not scrap that last post..

    • #12453
      Anonymous

      Its the same for catalysts in chemistry – enzymes are just biological catalysts

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      Anonymous

      :what is the meaning of lock and key hypothesis?

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