Discovery, classification and nomenclature of enzymes.. Vitamins and co-enzymes; -

minerals in enzyme biochemistry. Fat and water soluble vitamins. Structures and functions of

vitamins and co-enzymes. Genetics of enzymes. Enzyme inhibition. Mechanisms of V

enzyme-catalysed reactions. Effects of temperature, pH, ions and inhibitors on enzyme

catalysed reactions. Derivation and significance of Michaelis-Menten equation.

Allosteric/Regulatory enzymes. Active sites of enzymes. Estimation of kinetic parameters of

enzyme activities. Zymogen activation, digestive enzymes etc. Production, isolation,

purification and characterization of enzymes. Recent advances in enzymology.



Level of Study: 300 Level