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Class 10 Class 12
Describe nomenclature of enzymes.

The enzymes are divided into 6 classes on the basis of the reaction they catalyse. Each subclass is futher divided into 4-13 classes.

The six classes of enezymes are -: 

i. Oxidoreductases/dehydrogeneases : These are enzymes which catalyse oxidoredcuction reactions. 

ii. Transferases:  Enzymes catalysing transfer of group between a pair of substrates. 

iii. Hydrolases Enzymes catalysing hydrolysis reactions. 

iv. Lyases - Enzymes that catalyse removal of groups from substrates by methods other than hydrolysis, leaving double bonds. 

v. Isomerases - Enzymes which carry out interconversion reactions. 

vi. Ligases : Enzymes catalysing the linking of two compounds. 
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Name one monosaccharide which provides energy ?

Glucose
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What are major elements of a cell ?

Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen are the major elements of a cell.
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What is the percentage of nucleic acids in cells ?

5 - 7 percent
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What is the general formula of carbohydrates ?

The carbohydrate has a general formula - CnH2nOn Or (CH2O)n.
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Give the names of two monosaccharide sugars.

Fructose and glucose are two monosaccharides
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