Are all proteins enzymes?
No, there are structural proteins, functional proteins [enzymes] and regulatory proteins.
Are all enzymes proteins? Yes. Further, many proteins are closely associated with Rnas.
No, it most be carefully note that all enzymes are mostly proteins and not all proteins are enzymes. Enzymes carry out the catalysis of biochemical reactions in and out of the cells. there are different non enzymatic structural and functional proteins they do have important roles such as hormones, structural proteins such as collagen etc.
Enzymes are proteins which act as catalysts for various reactions that occur in cells. (A catalyst speeds up a reaction without being permanently altered itself). Some proteins function in other ways like transporting substances across the cell membrane or providing structure. Therefore, all enzymes are proteins but not all proteins are enzymes. Uhm Ribozymes are enzymes that are not protein
Enzymes are proteins, but as you can imagine, different parts of the body need different types of enzymes to work efficiently. Can you imagine the enzymes which break down food in the process of digestion being replaced by the enzymes which assist respiration or photosynthesis? It wouldn't work. Each type of enzyme controls different chemical processes.
What types of organic molecules are enzymes. a. carbohydrates b. lipids c.nucleic acids d. proteins?
If all enzymes are proteins but all proteins are not enzymes then what makes enzymes different from proteins?
Enzymes are proteins that act as a catalyst, lowering the activation energy of a reaction, therefore dramatically increasing the rate of the reaction. An example of this is the enzyme betagalactosidase which binds the lactose substrate, lowering the activation energy, therefore increasing the rate at which this reaction forms its monosaccharidal units, glucose and maltose. On the other hand proteins can act as transportational and structural elements within the cell, rather than catalysts. It must…
We have to clearly understand the concept that enzymes are actually, chemically proteins. There are enzymes that are involved in proteins production (peptidyl synthetase), lipid or nucleic acid formation. So a protein can help in forming other protein or enzymes. Most important thing is, all proteins are coded in DNA.