oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Molecular vital statistics: The significance of shape - A review article

Volume 16, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



If there is one lesson to be learnt from the modern study of enzymes, it is that their molecular shape is all-important. We are only just beginning to understand how the shape of these protein molecules is determined by their chemical structure and how, in its turn, the shape of the molecule controls the enzyme's chemical and catalytic activity.

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