Enzyme Implementation Lab

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An enzyme is s specialized protein made to catalyze a chemical reaction. Enzymes form a complex with a substrate and break the substrate down to chemical products far more quickly than the random chemical reactions that would have occurred without the enzyme. In this experiment we were testing to see how different factors of enzymes would effect the rate that they broke H202 into H20+02. Measuring the amount of O2 with guaiacol to see how orange the solution turned showing the rate of the enzyme break down. The hypothesis of this experiment was supported in some of the results that came from each factor experiment. The concentration rate hypothesis was supported by the results that the enzyme absorption does increase as the concentration increases.…show more content…
In the same manor as the temperature decreases it slows down the enzymes not allowing them to break down the solution in a timely matter. The amount of pH in the solution didn’t match the hypothesis for this experiment. The fastest absorption rate of the enzymes was at the pH level 7 which was predicted to be the slowest rate. It absorbed the most at the pH level because it was at a neutral, not being to acidic which would slow down the enzyme break down. From this experiment it shows that the highest concentration of enzymes is what gives the fastest rate of enzyme absorption. Enzymes are a huge factor in the human bodies physiology, without out them we wouldn’t be able to digest any of our food. If we didn’t have enzymes in our body to speed up the breakdown of the food we consume, our food would never break down fast enough in order for our bodies to get the proper nutrients it needs to survive. In an experiment the rate of an enzymes was measured by measuring the substrate reaction. The results showed that the rate of enzymes increased as the temperature, and enzyme concentration increased as well (Tian and Tsou,

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