Crystal Violate activation of energy
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...Activation Energy Activation energy is the energy required to initiate and otherwise spontaneous chemical reaction to continue to react without any need for additional energy. Determination of activation energy, Ea is vital part in chemical kinetic analysis of reactions. Combustion of a paper is an excellent example of activation. The reaction of oxygen and cellulose is spontaneous, but initiation of combustion is required by addition of activation energy from the lit match. The purpose of this experiment was to investigate the reaction of sodium hydroxide with crystal violet, an indicator in biochemical testing. This reaction is as below in a simplified form by abbreviating... Rate Determination and...
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...Activation Energy: Since Activation Energy (Ea) refers to the amount of energy that must be overcome for a chemical reaction to proceed, it varies inversely with the ‘rate of the reaction’ so, at higher Ea, the reaction proceeds slowly whereas at lower Ea, the reaction goes fast. (b) Temperature: Temperature is typically associated to the kinetic energy (KE) of the system and their direct proportionality to the collisions of molecules per unit time indicates that higher temperature bears corresponding increase in reaction rate while lower temperature favors decrease in reaction rate. (c) Frequency... Explain with one sentence how the rate of the reaction is affected by each of the following: (a)...
Los Angeles lab report
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...Activation Energy lab, activation energy is the main concept. The activation energy is determined from the measurements of the effect of different temperatures on the rate of reaction and constant... ? Determination of resistance to fragmentation by the LOS Angeles Test. Determination of resistance to fragmentation by the LOS Angeles Test. Aim The aim of this experiment was to find out the aggregate toughness and abrasion characteristics. Introduction. In order to determine the fragmentation resistance, the Los Angeles test would be used. This involves a big steel drum with a shelf that is lifted and a large steel load balls. The materials of the test are normally placed within a drum that is then...
Kinetic versus Thermodynamic Control in Competing Reactions
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...activation energy compared to benzaldehyde semicarbazone. This is apparent when the MW for cyclohexanone is recorded as 98.15g/mol and that one of the benzaldehyde as 106.121g/mol. Cyclohexanone semicarbazide is a component having a molecular formula written as C7H13N3O, as well as a molecular weight of about 155.1976. Its two dimension structure could be represented as in diagram 1. Diagram 1. Cyclohexanone semicarbazone adopts a distorted conformation chair with a high total puckering of the rings that are numbered. The compound is normally found in structures that are crystalline. Their C-S bond is similar... Response to question From the experiment, it is evident that cyclohexanone has a lower...
Compare and contrast thermodynamics and kinetics
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...activation energy. Thermodynamics and kinetics are hence related to one another in a chemical reaction. As described in the above paragraph, a chemical reaction contains aspects of both thermodynamics and kinetics. The kinetics related quantities are constant rate which is associated with the required activation energy for reaction to move forward, while thermodynamics is associated with the energy difference that results from a free energy released in the process of a chemical reaction. Although kinetics defines the speed and rate of reaction, they don’t specify conditions of the...
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...energy known as the activation energy of the reaction. Depending on the reactants involved and the conditions present, the reaction can be exothermic or endothermic. Chemical reactions... of the of the pH Scale: pH stands for the power of hydrogen and is actually a measure of how acidic or basic a substance is. The pH scale measures the concentration of H+ ions in a solution The scale is divided into fourteen units with zero indicating the highest acidity while fourteen indicating the highest level of basicity. A solution or a substance having 7 pH is said to be neutral or having equal number of H+ and OH- ions. pH is calculated by taking the negative log of the concentration of H+ ions present in a...
Chemistry Practice - Bonding energy kinetics
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...energy known as the activation energy (Ea). When the temperature is increased, the maxima of the distribution curve is shifted towards the right and a larger number of molecules possess this activation energy. As at T2 the population of molecules possessing Ea is higher than that at T1, the reaction occurs at a faster rate at T2. (c) Draw a labelled energy profile showing the energy changes during an endothermic reaction. Use this and the diagram drawn in (a) to explain how catalysts increase the rate of reactions. 4 Marks A catalyst lowers the activation energy... CHEMISTRY BONDING/ENERGY/KINETICS PART-A Due in week commencing 23.02.08 For the pairs of atoms listed below, whether...
Catalytic Converters in Cars (Chemistry For Life Sciences).
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...energy needed in the colliding particles to produce the reaction is known as the activation energy. The combined energy of the colliding particles is called the collision energy. Only when the collision energy is equal to or greater than the collision energy, reaction takes place. In reactions that are not instantaneous, one... ?Catalytic Converters Draw a labelled enthalpy profile diagram for a catalysed and un-catalysed reaction. Use your diagram to explain how catalysts speed up the rate of a reaction. Fig. 1. Enthalpy profile diagram for un-catalysed and catalysed reactions (Source: Baron M., 2010). A chemical reaction occurs due to collisions between particles in the reacting system. The minimum...
Chemical KInetics Chemistry
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...energy collisions between the molecules involved. It is only such collisions that end up in a reaction. One requirement for the collisions to occur is that they should have an energy content that is at least equal to the activation energy of the reaction. These collisions can be explained by the collision theory. The theory was put forward by Max Trautz in 1916 and then again in 1918 by William Lewis. It aims to explain how chemical reactions happen under various physical and chemical conditions. The theory... Task A. Explaining the factors that affect the rate of reaction Temperature Raising the temperature of a chemical reaction causes the reaction rate to rise due to the increased amount of high...
Chemical KInetics Chemistry
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...energy collisions between the molecules involved. It is only such collisions that end up in a reaction. One requirement for the collisions to occur is that they should have an energy content that is at least equal to the activation energy of the reaction. These collisions can be explained by the collision theory. The theory was put forward by Max Trautz in 1916 and then again in 1918 by William Lewis. It aims to explain how chemical reactions happen under various physical and chemical conditions. The theory... Task A. Explaining the factors that affect the rate of reaction Temperature Raising the temperature of a chemical reaction causes the reaction rate to rise due to the increased amount of high...
How photosynthesis and respiration are linked? And how do they to provide you with energy from the food you eat?
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...activation energy (Bisswanger, 2008). When an enzyme-catalysis takes place, the substrate joins itself to the active enzyme site (fig 3). The enzyme and substrate are then joined (an enzyme-substrate complex) by ionic, hydrogen and hydrophobic bonds. Enzyme catalysis then changes the bound... ?Photosynthesis Explain how photosynthesis and respiration are linked in order to provide you with energy from the food you eat. Humans belong to the group known as heterotrophs that cannot make their own food, hence are dependent on other organisms, like plants and animals, for deriving their food. Plants and animals belong to the group known as autotrophs that are create their own food (Audesirk, Audesirk, and...
Activation of inflammasome
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...activation, and as such they were useful in this assay. In order to characterize diverse circumstances under which inflammasomes could be stimulated. In the case of ataxia telangiectasia mutants, interleukin 1-beta could still be secreted even in the absence of the normal energy currency ATP. The lack of a negative regulator is responsible for a cascade of inappropriate immune reactions forming one of the principal manifestations of the disorder, which was also demonstrated in figure 3, which provided evidence of impairments... ?Abberant inflammasome activation in ataxia telangiectasia Ataxia telangiectasia is a multi-organ system autosomal recessive condition characterized in part by disorders of the...
Enzymes
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...activation energy. For example, the catalyzed dissociation of a compound is hastened by exposing it to a positively charged catalyst, which attracts the anionic component of the reactant, and subsequently weakens the ionic bond between them. As a result, a lower energy is needed to completely break the bond between the compound (Masterton and Hurley, 2005, p. 303-304). Despite its effectiveness, enzymes only work within a narrow range of conditions. Because they are usually proteins, a temperature lower or higher than the optimal range results to denaturation, which changes the shape... increase the rate of chemical reaction by inducing the reaction to proceed to a path with a lower activation energy....
Chemistry Problems
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...energy and therefore their speed is increased. This results in the increment in the number of collisions and hence the rate of reaction. Increasing the temperature also increases the kinetic energy of the reactants but the activation energy remains constant. 4. From the data given the rate of the reaction is given by: r=k[NO]2[Br2] Initially r = 1.2M/s, [NO] = 0.025 and [Br2] = 0.04. On substituting these values we get: k = 48000 which is >10,000. 9. For the given case rate law can be expressed as: r=k[A]2[B]3 If [A] is doubled and [B] is tripled then the new rate law would be: r1=k[2A]2[3B]3=k.4[A]2.27[B]3=108k[A]2[B]3=108r So the new rate... Module 2. At an increased temperature, the molecules gain...
Summary on Creep Behavior of Discontinuous SiC-Al composites
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...activation energy for SiC-Al composites and DS alloys are similar (Mohamed, Park & Lavernia 30). The article concludes that SiC-Al composites and DS alloys have similar creep behaviors regardless of their stress exponent and activation energies. Importantly, the article identifies that shear log assumptions on the creep behavior of SiC-al are inconsistence. Indeed, the study offers the similarities in the creep behavior among composites, the evidential calculations and dissimilarities among activation energies (Mohamed, Park & Lavernia 34). “Summary on the Creep Characteristics of an...
Impact of a water Jet laboratory
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...Activation Energy lab, activation energy is the main concept. The activation energy is determined from the measurements of the effect of different temperatures on the rate of reaction and constant. The Arrhenius equation   is used to connect activation... Impact of a Water jet laboratory Introduction Freezing also referred to as solidification is a transition phase at which a liquid changes into a solid whenever its temperature is lowered below its standard freezing point (Neil, 2008). It is worth noting that all liquid with the exception of liquid helium freeze whenever the temperature is reduced enough. In regard to liquid helium, it can only be solidified under pressure The (Computer-Based Laboratory, ...
Discuss lock-and-key theory of enzyme-substrate interaction giving specific example to illustrate theory. Include the effects of substrate concentration, pH cha
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...activation energy and once the reaction starts going, it runs on its own.  This is facilitated by the formation of enzyme-substrate complex. The main theory for the formation of enzyme-substrate-complex is called lock and key hypothesis which states that the substrate fits into an active site in the enzyme perfectly rather like a lock and key (Refer to Figure.2... Discuss lock-and-key theory of enzyme-substrate interaction giving specific example to illustrate theory. Include the effects of substrate concentration, pH changes, temperature changes, and competitive inhibition. Enzymes are organic catalysts that speed up a chemical reaction that is occurring slowly. This they do by lowering the activati...
Enzymatic Activity
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...activation energy needed for a chemical reaction to take place. Above are the main materials used in this experiment where the main method is experimenting for data collection and analysis. The purpose of the above named experiment... to the many proteins employed by the human body and used to help in breaking down hydrogen peroxide into oxygen and water through lowering the reaction activation energy. The very substance in subject accelerates chemical reactions but permanently changes or gets used up in the process. It has not yet been proven whether both the liver and the potato contain any Catalase in them. The hypothesis was supported because the liver...
Effect of Salinity and Brine ionis Composition on Wettability Alteration
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...Activation energy remains imperative in the wettability alteration process especially in controlling chemical reaction rate that exists between injected water and the mineral surface. During period of water injection, there would be absence of oil recovery and wettability improvement if there is slow rate of reaction. It is indispensable to note that inherent reactivity of ions within the injected water and strength... Effect of Salinity and Brine ionic Composition on Wettability Alteration There exist no adsorption mechanisms discussed in petroleum literature in exclusion of Buckley et al (1998) rock wettability alteration by crude oils studies that established the cation-bridging evidence. However,...
Catecholase, Enzymatic Browning and Temperature
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...activity causes formation of the unstable and reactive quinones which react with themselves and other compounds. Enzymes are biochemical catalysts for chemical processes in the cell by increasing the rate of reaction and lowering the activation energy. Substrates bind to the active sites of the enzymes and form complexes which are transformed into products. The rate of enzyme reaction is affected by temperature, substrate concentration, pH, and presence of inhibitors and cofactors. The equilibrium model describes the effect... Effect of temperature on the rate of reaction of enzymes al affiliation Effect of temperature on the rate of reaction of enzymesAbstract Background information: Catecholase is resp...
Chem 2
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...activation energy for this reaction is so high that there is insufficient thermal energy at room temperature for the reaction to occur. Molecular hydrogen and oxygen are more stable than water at room temperature. Unless the concentrations of hydrogen and oxygen are in the ratio of 2:1 respectively, no reaction takes place, between them. The reaction is exothermic at higher temperatures... Multiple choice questions may have more than one correct answer. Indicate all that apply Assign the hazard or division for each of the following and explain what the primary hazard is for each compound. a) Diborane b) Ethylamine c) Fluorine, compressed gas d) Benzyl chloride Answer: a) Diborane is of the hazard class 2....
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...activation energy. Question 4 a) i) b) i) Halogenizing reaction (it's a synthesis reaction) 2*H2C=C(CH3)2 + Br2 = 2 Br H2C-C(CH3)2 ii) Polymer unit: Monomer unit is [-H2C-C(CH3)2]n It's a low temperature cationic polymerization... Question a) has 4 protons and 11-4=7 neutrons, because it's neutral it has 4 electrons b) "hydrogen like beryllium ion has electron. Symbol for such ion is: c) i)En=-(13.6eV*z)/n, because z=4 it can be written as En=-16*13.6eV / n ii) the dependence of quatum numbers n upon l is given by the following formula l=n-1 2(2*l+1)=2* n iii) n=2 for beryllium, so l=1 and can not be 3 d) i) E1=-16*13.6eV /...
Kinetic of the catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide
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...activation enthalpy. Collision of reactant molecules must possess a kinetic energy equal to or more than a critical value. Therefore, increase in temperature will increase the kinetic energy of the molecules thus provide the activation enthalpy. The graph below shows possible presentation of activation enthalpy for the experiment. Arrhenius equation The above equation shows the variation of rate of reaction with temperature and activation energy. For hydrogen peroxide, the rate increases with an increase in temperature that enhances activation energy. IN the equation below... Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide Aim of the investigation By varying the concentration of hydrogen peroxide,...
Catalysis and catalysts
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...energy for the reaction to start. This is also known as catalysis and it can be demonstrated through the Maxwell-Boltzman speed Distribution diagram. A reaction does not use up the catalyst and it may contribute to many simultaneous reactions. Un-catalyzed and catalyzed reaction main deference is that there is a difference on their activation energy, there is no effect on the products or reactants energy. The reactions ΔH is also same. With this introduction, this essay will demonstrate how... Catalysts and Catalysis al Affiliations Catalysts and Catalysis Introduction A catalyst can be described as a chemical substance that influences chemical reaction rates by changing the required stimulation energy...
Enzymes lab report
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...activity is low when temperature is low at 00C but improves with increasing temperature up to 370C after which activity drops sharply. Low activity at low temperature is due to low activation energy exhibited by lactase enzyme while low activity at higher temperature is because lactase enzyme was denatured. Introduction... Effect of Temperature on Lactase Enzyme This study investigated the effect of temperature on the activityof enzyme lactase. Using mil as the substrate and drops of enzyme at temperatures 00C, 200C, 370C and 600C, this study examined the rate of lactose hydrolysis by measuring the amount of glucose produced at each temperature using reagents strips. The results show that lactase...
Effect of Temperature on Peroxidase Activity
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...Activity Introduction An enzyme is defined as a protein that catalyzes a chemical reaction by lowering energy barrier, biology book. Enzymes are made up of hundred of amino acids to form peptides and these peptides binds with each other to form the active protein molecules, Biology book. Nevertheless, the enzyme has a specific three dimensional shape. A part of this shape forms the active site, where the enzyme connects or combines with the substrate. The enzymes are very specific for the substrates. They bind with the specific substrates... Temperature affects the enzyme activity as it changes the conformation of the enzyme. Enzymes are proteins which are very sensitive to temperature changes....
Diffusion in aluminium alloys, Hot deformation (rolling) of aluminium alloys and its dynamic recovery, dynamic recrystallisation
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...Activation energy required to make atom move R = Gas constant Co = Constant Thus the rate of diffusion... is dependent on time and temperature, and the activation energy and diffusion constant (which are different for specific alloys). The activation energy and diffusion constants are calculated using a variety of factors like the solid solubility, alloying content and the state of the matrix microstructure in terms of grain boundary size, dislocation density and vacancy concentration [PAPM]. The mean distance travelled by the atom during diffusion in turn is dependent on the rate of diffusion D as follows: L = (Dt)? Where L...
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...activation energy for the chemical reaction to yield products. 4. Explain gas chromatography? How does it work? Chromatography in general is a laboratory technique for separation of mixtures. Gas chromatography is an analytical technique that involves separation of substances by analyzing the volatility of the components of the mixture. It works by having a stationary phase contained in columns like capillary tube or test tubes coated on their walls. The mobile phase which is the more volatile substances moves past the stationary phase. Sensitive electronic detectors or sensors installed in the device detects and identifies the various gases composed in the mixture... ?The following questions can be...
Describe experimental approaches to distinguish between competitive inhibitors and non competitive inhibitors and discuss the i
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...activation energy of the chemical reaction. All physiological and metabolic reaction that occur in the body use enzymes (Nelson, 2008). There are chemicals that interfere with enzyme activities, they are called "enzyme inhibitors". Most drugs especially anti-cancer drugs act as enzyme inhibitors. These drugs potentially target those enzymes that are responsible... ?"Competitive Inhibitors And Non Competitive Inhibitors" Introduction Enzymes are the protein molecules found in the body. They act as catalysts and enhances the rate of chemical reaction i.e. they accelerate the rate of chemical reaction from 100 million to 10 billion times as compared to the reactions that do not use enzymes. They reduce the...
Physical chemistry
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...energy of activation by altering the path of reaction to avoid the rate determining step, which is the slowest step in a reaction (Atkins & de Paula, 2006). For example, decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, which is a slow reaction at room temperature, requires activation energy of 76 kJ/mol. In the presence of iodide ions, this activation energy drops to 57 kJ/mol and rate constant increases by 2000. Catalysts are classified as: 1. Homogenous catalysts, which are of the same phase as reactants. Bromide acts as a homogenous... Chemical Industry: A Study On Application Of Le Chateliers Principle And Catalysis Introduction Innovations in science and technology since the early 20th Century have lead to the...
Biology (u2 ip&db)
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...activation energy required. Each enzyme catalyzes only one reaction, so there are thousands of different enzymes reacting at any given time. “A metabolic pathway is a sequence of chemical reactions occurring in a cell. A single enzyme-catalyzed reaction may be one of multiple reactions in a metabolic pathway. Catabolic pathways involve the breakdown or digestion of large, complex molecules. The general term for this process is catabolism” (CliffsNotes, 2008, pg. 1). References Cellular respiration. (2008). SUNY. Retrieved August 1, 2008, from http://faculty.clintoncc.suny.edu/faculty/michael.gregory/files/bio%20101/bio%20101%20lectures/Cellular%20Respiration/cellular.htm Cellular... Photosynthesis...
Built environment assignment (Physics equations)
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...activation energy is 120 kJ/mole. Make your conclusion how temperature affects chemical reaction rate. "The only way to explain the relationship between temperature and the rate of a reaction is to assume that the rate constant depends on the temperature at which the reaction is run. In 1889, Svante Arrhenius showed that the relationship between temperature and the rate constant for a reaction obeyed the following equation. In this equation, k is the rate constant for the reaction, Z is a proportionality constant... that varies from one reaction to another, Ea is the activation energy for the reaction, R is the ideal gas constant in joules per mole Kelvin,...
Biology lap report
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...energy for its onset; this is also true for biological processes. Hydrolysis of starch also requires some activation energy but due to the presence of biological catalysts, enzyme amylase this activation energy can be reduced and reaction is carried out with ease. Enzymes are extremely specific for substrates, pH, temperature. This is explained with the fact that every lock opens with its own key hence “Lock & Key” model explains the mechanism of action for enzymes. Substrate binds to the active site of the enzyme, making an enzyme-substrate complex... A Study to Examine the Effect of Temperature on Enzymatic Activity of Amylase” Enzymes are biological catalysts, that are present in the body to carryout...
Lactase Enzyme Activity
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...Activity Introduction Enzymes are biological molecules made up of a complex protein that catalyze specific chemical change in living organisms. In this regard, enzymes are capable of regulating the rate at which chemical reactions occur without being altered in the process. Enzymes achieve this function by lowering the activation energy necessary for reaction to occur in cells. The minimum energy that is required for a chemical reaction to occur and yield products is called the activation energy. Even though reaction can still occur within the cells and yield products, biochemical reactions without enzymes often take place at a very much lower rate. Reactants often referred... to as...
Emerency Sevices Managment - Advaced Interactions of Hazardous Materials IV
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...activation energy required for initiation... Exothermic Runaway Reaction affiliation Exothermic Runaway Reaction Understanding how chemical reactions occur gives power to control the rate of the reactions. Several factors influence how fast or slow a reaction proceeds. According to Bevelacqua (2006), a reaction rate can be increased by increasing the concentration or volume of the reactants. Pressure and temperature also influence chemical reactions. Chemical reactions are only friendly when they are controllable, however, when they get out of control, an unmanageable disaster that can cause losses of lives and property in the surrounding. When a reaction occurs, the energy in the form of heat may be...
LABORATORY EXERCISE 6 Enzyme activity
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...Activity Lab Partners Biology Lab Report 12 March Introduction Enzymes are biological catalysts that are used in hastening biochemical reactions. Without the presence of enzymes, most chemical reactions in the body such as respiration would take a very long time to come to proceed. In addition, a lot of heat would be generated and lead to the destruction of living cells. Enzymes increase the rates of these reactions by lowering the activation energy of the reactions. Activation energy can be described as the least amount of energy that is needed for reacting substances to go through a reaction. An enzymatic reaction involves three main components namely the enzyme, the substrate... (the...
Factors influencing the rate of enzyme catalysed reactions
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...activated so that the requirements of the cells are fulfilled by the rate of product formation. Role of enzyme: enzymes catalyze physiologic reactions by decreasing the activation energy level that the reactants (substrates) must reach for the reaction to occur. They cannot alter the equilibrium of a reaction but can only decrease the activation energy of the reaction thereby accelerating the reaction rate. Activation energy: it is the amount of energy that is required to raise all molecules in one mole of a compound (substrate) at a specified temperature to the transition state at the peak of the energy barrier. Free energy of activation: it is the energy barrier... ENZYME FACTORS INFLUENCING...
IB Biology Substrate Specificity of Digestive Enzymes Planning Investigation
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...activation energy by formation of enzyme-substrate complex which is energetically favorable compared to the substrate alone. Most of the enzymes are proteins with some exceptions of RNA enzymes known as ribozymes. Substrate specificity of an enzyme is one of the primary requirements for effective catalysis since at a given time, there will be thousands... 1. Aim: Investigation on substrate specifi and control variable of an enzyme using digestive enzyme Amylase 2. Introduction: Enzymes are a biological catalyst which helps in increase the rate of reaction and thus accelerate the conversion of reactant to product in given reaction. Increase in the rate of reaction in mainly due to decrease in the...
Enzyme lab
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...activation energy is required to cause and complete this process. This is made possible by the use of enzymes. Enzymes essentially work within the cells and their ability determined as a result of their specificity brought about by the shapes from the amino acid sequences (Daniel and Danson 2740). The enzymes have active sites on their surfaces to allow the binding of a substrate through the help of coenzymes to form enzyme-substrate complex. The chemical reaction thus converts the substrate to a new product then released and the catalytic cycle... Determining the Properties of an Enzyme Enzyme peroxidase is essential in any cell metabolic reaction as it breaks down the harmful hydrogen peroxide to...
Case study on Biochemistry
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...activity. Diagram showing how enzymes function as a lock and key. Diagram the effect of enzymes on activation energy. Discuss the specific substrate acted on by aldolase B. Enzymes are usually specific in nature. They only act to a unique substrate... ? Biochemistry Task 4 al Affiliation Biochemistry Task 4 Case Explain how enzymes are involved in processes such as the breakdown of fructose. Enzymes play an essential role in the body of organisms. They are protein in nature and acts as a catalyst. This means they speed up chemical reactions in the body. The reaction is part of the cycle and takes place separate at each step. The reaction is incomplete in the absence of enzyme. When the cycle is...
The action of a competitive inhibitor to that of a non-competitive enzyme inhibitor
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...activation energy of the chemical reactions and thus accelerate the chemical reactions, for example oxidoreductases, transferases and hydrolases etc. On the other hand an inhibitor is a substance which binds to the enzyme and lowers the activity of enzyme. Inhibitors are of two types reversible or irreversible. Reversible... ? COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE ACTION OF A COMPETITIVE INHIBITOR TO THAT OF A NON-COMPETITIVEENZYME INHIBITOR Institute Compareand contrast the action of a competitive inhibitor to that of a non-competitive enzyme inhibitor A substance which is used to catalyze the chemical reactions is called an enzyme. Enzymes are thermolabile, colloidal and protein in nature. Enzymes lower the...
The effect of enzyme concentration on enzyme activity
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...Activity Enzymes are biomolecules, usually proteins, which catalyze a biochemical reaction. The reactants ina chemical reaction act as the substrates for specific enzymes which in turn enhance the reaction by lowering the amount of activation energy required. The enzymes remain unaffected themselves during the process of the reaction. The rate at which the enzyme works is influenced by the following factors (users.rcn.com): 1. Concentration of the substrate molecules: The rate of the reaction is directly proportional to the number of substrate molecules available i.e. the more the molecules available, more reaction takes place. This is expressed in units... Effect of Enzyme Concentration on Enzyme...
Lewis acid catalysts, eg. Fe3+, Ru3+, Zn2+, etc., for certain organic transformations.
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...activation energy level is reached, formation of the intermediate ionisation products occurs. This reaction is reversible and can lead to the starting materials unless the positively charged carbon intermediate forms a covalent bond with a nucleophile. The Lewis acid role in the reaction... Your Module Lewis acid catalysts for certain organic transformations Lewis acid catalysed transformations are becoming more and more important in fine organic synthesis (Schinzer 76). The idea behind these reactions is resented below: Figure 1: A general scheme of a Lewis acid catalysed reaction (Suzuki 1557) Initially, the most basic site of the substrate forms a coordination bond with the Lewis acid. Provided the a...
Embryo Gene Activation
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...Activation Embryonic stem cells are valuable and special, which are isolated from early embryonic stages and forms the system for the development of the embryo. Embryo gene activation is the process in which an embryo starts transcription of the new genome. For synthesis of proteins and cleavage, embryo gene activation is of great importance as it aids in those processes. The period in which embryos take to break and start the embryonic gene activation is different and depends on the species of the animal (Haian 15). Embryonic genes, which are active prior to the 4-cell stage, are small in number and they code for proteins used in controlling and stabilizing maternal mRNA and proteins... Embryo Gene...
Compare and contrast the action of a competitive inhibitor to that of a non-competitive enzyme inhibitor
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...activation energy of the chemical reactions and thus accelerate the chemical reactions, for example oxidoreductases, transferases and hydrolases etc. On the other hand an inhibitor is a substance which binds to the enzyme and lowers the activity of enzyme. Inhibitors are of two types reversible or irreversible. Reversible... COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE ACTION OF A COMPETITIVE INHIBITOR TO THAT OF A NON-COMPETITIVEENZYME INHIBITOR Institute Compare and contrast the action of a competitive inhibitor to that of a non-competitive enzyme inhibitor A substance which is used to catalyze the chemical reactions is called an enzyme. Enzymes are thermolabile, colloidal and protein in nature. Enzymes lower the activatio...
Bio Comprehensive
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...activation, manufacturing of metabolic energy, and cell movement. It has something to do with the cell activity. It has even something to do... Bio Comprehensive Essay Plants are the primary producers. They are the primary source of food of animals. They can produce there own food called starch from the process they do called photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is only possible if the ingredients are complete. Among these ingredients needed are sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide. There are organs of plants that are responsible for absorbing these ingredients. The cell responsible for the absorption of light is is the chloroplasts. The structure of these organelles is composed of double modified membrane...
The Regulation of Enzyme as a Control For a Cell
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...energy in terms of the initial activation energy that is required to enable the process takes place. The enzymes are also temperature sensitive and will always cease their operation due to inactivation or they can be denatured due to low and high temperature respectively. The optimal temperature when enzymes best operates is between 37-41 degrees Celsius, Enzymes play the very pivotal role in the body and thus requires constant regulation to ensure proper functionality. A cell on the other side is the smallest... The Regulation of Enzyme as a Control For a Cell Enzymes are protein substances that serves as catalyst of biological reactions in the body, they enable the body reactions to take consume less...
Chemistry Lab Report
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...activation energy of the reaction and R... Mg+(g) + Br+(g) Lattice Energy Mg(g) +...1/T was made (figure 3, below). Slope of this curve equals -E/R, where E is activation energy of the reaction and R is the Universal gas constant, which equals 8.38 Jmol-1K-1. Q3. a) The mechanism in this case is SN1 i.e. Nucleophilic Substitution of First Order. In this mechanism the carbonium ion forms first, to which the nucleofile OH- g...
PENTACENE BASED ORGANIC MIS STRUCTURES: STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES
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...activation energy calculated from Arrhenius plot is shown in the inset of the above picture [15]. The above plot also shows the grown dark conductivity of the undoped piece of the pentacene sample which is found to be 3 x 10-7 Ω-1 cm-1 at room temperature. The dark conductivity increases... Introduction to Pentacene Based Organic MIS Structures Several applications use organic electro-optics and electronic devices due to the revolutionary developments made in the organic thin film transistors (OTFT), organic light emitting devices (OLED), photo-detectors and photo-voltaic cells [1]. These organic electronic devices can be fabricated at low price and low temperature due to the flexible nature of the...
Pathways of NOS Activation
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...activation Outline Nitrous Oxide Synthase system and activation pathways for iNOS and eNOS The nitric oxide synthases (NOS) were first identified and described in 1989, with at least three major isoforms identified (Alderton). Since then, there has been an explosive quantity of research on the enzyme, with its knowledge database growing day by day. NOS are dimeric enzymes that catalyse the chemical reaction using the substrates l-arginine, NADPH, and oxygen to give the products of nitric oxide (NO), citrulline and NADP. They are associated with various cofactors, including tetrahydrobiopterin, FAD, FMN and iron protoporphyrin IX. Although there has been... ? ‘Your Human Anatomy 3 Dec Pathways of NOS...
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