What is the difference between enzymes and hormones?

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Differences between enzymes and hormones are:

Hormones
Enzymes
Hormones are intercellular chemical messengers which travel through the body to reach to target organ or cell and initiate a process. They are produced by endocrine glands.
 They act as a biological catalyst to speed up the reactions in the cells.
They act indirectly.
Their action is direct
 For example: Insulin cause cells to convert glucose into glycogen.
For example: Salivary amylase, an enzyme present in saliva converts starch into sugars

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