Q. 2

What are different classes of enzymes? Explain any two with the type of reaction they catalyse.

Answer :

Following are the different classes of enzymes:

1. Oxidoreductase


2. Transferase


3. Hydrolase


4. Lysases


5. Isomerase


6. ligases


a) Oxidoreductase:


These are the enzymes which help in simultaneous oxidation and reduction of two substrates.



b) Hydrolases:


These enzymes facilitate the hydrolysis of a molecule.



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