What are the different classes of enzymes?


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


There are different classes of enzymes. They are Oxidoreductase, Transferase, Hydrolase, Lysates, Isomerase, ligases.

(a) Oxidoreductase:

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

S reduced + S’reduced → S oxidized + S’ oxidized

(b) Hydrolases:

These enzymes facilitate the hydrolysis of a molecule.

Sucrose → Glucose + Fructose

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