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Enzyme Amylase Lab Report
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The effects of pH, temperature and enzyme concentration on enzyme activity Abstract: This experiment aimed to prove that the activity of amylase is affected by parameters such as temperature, pH and concentration. It measured how changing levels of the parameters led to changes in enzyme activity.… An enzyme is a protein-based catalyst that raises the reaction…
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Biology lap report
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They are basically made up of protein molecules which are very sensitive to temperature fluctuations in the surrounding where they accomplish biological reactions. Our daily… The temperature range was set for 0°C to 95°C. the rate of reaction was directly proportional to the increase in temperature, but there was a decline after 40°C as envisaged in the…
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The Effects of Temp & PH on Enzymes
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Enzymes are special types of proteins that act as biocatalysts in various biological processes. Without enzymes, most chemical reactions that maintain a viable organism would not occur. One main characteristic of enzymes is that they are very selective because they catalyze only one particular reaction.… The activity of enzymes is highly affected by changes in…
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Temperature Effect
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The following paper concerns the influence of temperature on patients afflicted with enzyme-related problems. Reportedly, the procedures centered on both fungal amylase and bacterial amylase on four different temperatures levels and different time periods. … Wond and Batt (2003) espoused the first purpose of the experiment was to determine whether temperature…
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Explain the structure of enzymes and discuss their role in metabolic reactions
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Title: Structure of Enzymes and Their Role in Metabolic Reactions Introduction: Enzymes represent large molecules within the body of human beings that enable increasing the rates of chemical reactions that occur in the body. They themselves do not undergo any change.… Hence enzymes play a significant role in catalysis of these reactions without which the human…
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Enzymes
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The human body carries out many metabolic activities to maintain homeostasis as well as provide energy for that given body. To catalyze this energy and organic necessities to uphold the constructs of the body, enzymes are engendered to establish such feats in the body.… Then we will utilize acquired information to examine a given experiment. type of organic…
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Enzymes Lab Report
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Running head: Enzyme Amylase Activity Experiment on Factors Affecting Enzyme Amylase Activity Name: University: Course: Date: Abstract In this experiment, the enzyme amylase was used. It was responsible for starch hydrolysis. A sample of starch was hydrolyzed in the presence of amylase, to shorter polysaccharides, glucose, maltose and dextrins.… Following…
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Medical Report for Pancreatitis
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Patient stated that the pain became worse after eating high-fat foods or when lying down. Upon discussion, patient admitted to a history of alcohol abuse, as well as… Use of the stethoscope revealed an elevated heart and respiratory rate. Findings suggested an acute case of pancreatitis, so the patient was sent for further testing. Laboratory tests showed…
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IB Biology Substrate Specificity of Digestive Enzymes Planning Investigation
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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 activation energy by formation of enzyme-substrate complex which is energetically favorable compared to the substrate alone.…
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Teaching Document
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It seeks to explain the industrial process of starch to glucose hydrolysis. The learner should be able to explain various operations in the conversion process and its significance at the… The other chemicals used include: alpha amylase enzyme, gluco-amylase enzyme and carbon which is used in the adsorbers as a decolorizer. The process occurs in five main…
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Digestion, From Beginning to End
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Student ID Number & Code Date Digestion, From Beginning to End The food we eat contains carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and other nutrients. As part of the process of food digestion, the different enzymes amylase, maltase, lactase, urease, pepsin, trypsin, nucleases, and DNA polymerases such as act as biological catalysts in the human body.… Located on the…
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Digestion Lab Protocol
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It initially begins with a blue color when there is no reducing sugar present in the solution Cellulose is NOT digested by humans. The appendix initially… digestion and absorption process, has an expanded surface area with inner folds, called plicae, villi and microvilli, to increase its surface area and enhance its ability to absorb nutrients. All together,…
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Culinary Class-Difference Between Starch Potato and WaxyPotato
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Waxy potatoes (red, new) are low in starch with a thin skin and are rich in both moisture and sugar. A waxy cooked potato is moist, smooth, and… Professor McComber (Iowa State University, retired; J.Food Sci.1988, 53:1423-1426) On a molecular level the starch in waxy potatoes is made up of almost entirely of the large branched molecule known as amylopectin…
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Assessment (Portfolio): 2 x 250 word peer-review critique posters
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In the direct measurement of cortical mantle thickness, the researchers found significant thinning of areas belonging to the MNS (STS, IPL, and IFC), as well as social cognition in individuals with ASD (Hadjikhani, Joseph, Snyder, & Tager-Flusberg, 2013). The study can be… e psychologically stressed in the competition compared to the training session, yet the…
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Acute Pancreatits
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According to Sargeant ( 2006 ) pancreatitis can either be acute or chronic in origin, but in both cases they can be alcohol-induced. Aside from alcohol use, stones in the gallbladder, or… However, a study made by Thisted, et.al ( 2005 ) concluded that statins do not have a causative affect to pancreatitis, in fact “may even indicate a mild protective effect”.…
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Human Digestion
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The process of breaking down the food structures so that the nutrients can be released and absorbed by the body is called as digestion. The human gastrointestinal tract is an… The wall of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is composed of muscular layers which allow two types of movements: the mixing movements and the propelling movements. Mixing movements are…
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Medical Report
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PANCREATITIS Pancreatitis is the inflammation of the pancreas with varying degrees of pancreatic edema, fat necrosis or hemorrhage. The illness occurs mostly in the middle age. It could be acute or chronic. Acute pancreatitis is sudden with a life threatening consequence.… The cause of chronic pancreatitis includes cystic fibrosis, Hypercalcemia,…
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PH Indicators
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Ans: Enzymes are biocatalysts which carry out biochemical reactions at rigid conditions of temperature and pH. Enzymes are used in multiple areas in Pharmaceutical, biotech and food industries where it is critical to maintain the pH of the process for optimal functioning of the enzymes.… Maintaining the pH is critical in any industrial processes employing…
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Nutrition project 1
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For these purpose I have made a list of nutritious food ingredients and weight with their respective calories, amount of carbohydrate, protein… Our mouth contains tongue and teeth which helps in mechanical digestion that is breaking down the food into particles, chewing and then swallowing. Next part is oesophagus which is very elastic as well as muscular and…
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Digestion
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Module 5 (1) Trace the path of digestion through Jane from beginning to end. Include the nutrients the food contained and are broken down into, where digestion begins, what nutrients are broken into their components at each stage of digestion, and where these are absorbed.… The digestion of carbohydrates starts from the mouth where the teeth and tongue have…
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Anatomy & physiology/My fantastic voyage
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At the mouth, we find teeth and there is a lot of mechanical digestion and mixing of food with the saliva. Teeth help in the mechanical digestion and tongue assists in the mixing of food with saliva. The first digestion… Maltose is the disaccharide formed. A small amount of the starch is digested in the mouth (Alcamo and Krumhardt, 2004). The food is mixed…
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Essay questions
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On the other hand, serous glands secrete lingual lipase whereas pancreatic juice is responsible for producing the pancreatic lipase. Translocation - involves two… des provides the template of a particular amino acid especially in reference to the subunit composed of a set of nucleobases of a DNA strand represented by A-adenine, C-cytosine, G-guanine, and…
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Biochem question and answer
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It also contains fiber, which is completely indigestible and goes through the GI tract undigested, i.e. unable to be broken down by any enzyme. Starch, conversely, is digested in the mouth… Milk proteins are digested in the stomach and duodenum by proteolytic enzymes into peptides and finally amino acids that are absorbed in the small intestines. Bile salts…
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Biochemistry lab report
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The separation of amino acids depends on the rate at which it moves while in simultaneous contact the two phases. This migration… Paper chromatography is actually liquid-liquid chromatography, the paper should not be considered as solid phase, but the water molecules trapped in the cellulose of the paper form the ‘stationary’ phase. To saturate the cellulose,…
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Biochemistry lab report
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The specific activities of the proteins are mainly determined by the proteins three dimensional structure which is dependent on the chemical structure of the said protein. Proteins contain long… Paper chromatography is mainly used for separation of molecules and consists of cellulose with hydrophilic characteristics. The rate of movement of biomolecules…
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