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Term:catalytic activity
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Definition:Catalysis of a biochemical reaction at physiological temperatures. In biologically catalyzed reactions, the reactants are known as substrates, and the catalysts are naturally occurring macromolecular substances known as enzymes. Enzymes possess specific binding sites for substrates, and are usually composed wholly or largely of protein, but RNA that has catalytic activity (ribozyme) is often also regarded as enzymatic.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: enzyme activity
 xref: Wikipedia:Enzyme

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  molecular_function 15784
    catalytic activity 5429
      catalytic activity, acting on DNA + 210
      catalytic activity, acting on RNA + 373
      catalytic activity, acting on a protein + 2095
      cyclase activity + 22
      demethylase activity + 36
      glycogen debranching enzyme activity + 1
      hydrolase activity + 2367
      isomerase activity + 162
      ligase activity + 144
      lyase activity + 187
      oxidoreductase activity + 692
      peptidoglycan muralytic activity + 11
      transferase activity + 2226
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