What is called when an enzyme binds with its substrate...?

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what is it called when an enzyme binds with its substrate and changes its shape slightly to hold the substrate in place better?
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The induced fit hypothesis.

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  • kumorifox answered 5 years ago
    It is called an induced fit. This is different from the lock-and-key mechanism, where the two were thought to fit perfectly.

    The enzyme and substrate together are the enzyme-substrate complex.
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  • ~JennyBunny~ answered 5 years ago
    Induced fit

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    I'm in AP Bio.
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