Written by Merel Dagher
a. There is an entropy loss when the substrates are bound to active sites because the water molecules that had originally surrounded the substrates are displaced.
b. When the substrates are bound at the active sites, there is a decrease in van der Waal interactions
c. Hydrogen bonding and salt bridges between groups on the substrates are stronger due to the absence of water
d. Enzymes bring substrates in closer proximity and orient them correctly
e. a and b are correct
f. c and d are correct
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