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    What are KM and Vmax in an enzyme?

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    What are KM and Vmax in an enzyme?

    Can anyone help me..

    thanks
    Both could easily be looked up using google, but since I'm here. Km is the Michaelis-Menten constant at which half of the enzymes are saturated with substrated, and is also a measure of enzyme affinity for its substrate. Vmax is the maximum initial velocity of the enzyme-catalysed reaction.
 
 
 
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