Prote Suppease Lab Report

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Introduction The purpose of this lab is to investigate the enzyme action of proteases in pineapple. Enzymes are biological catalyst which speeds up the chemical reaction without being used. Enzymes are protein that is folded into complex shape that allow smaller molecules to fit into them, and also speed up the chemical reaction. It does not get used in chemical reaction, so it can get reuse again. Proteases are enzymes that breaks down protein, specifically digestive proteins, and it is any enzymes that can perform proteolysis. It usually work in the body during the digestive process. Proteases enzymes are used by body to break down protein bond which is also known as peptide bond. In the process of chemical reaction, Active site is a place…show more content…
Bromelain can help with the medical problem such as in digestion, inflammation, surgery, or injuries. It is highly concentrated in stem, and in the middle of the pineapple which more fibrous and chewy but still edible.It irritates the mouth because it contain bromelain, and that is usually used as a meat tenderizer, so bromelain can induce a prickly irritation in the mouth when consumed in a larger amount. It is prescribes pre or post oral surgeries because Bromelain is an anti-inflammatory proteolytic enzyme found in pineapple that aids in reduction of inflammation, and hence helps prevent swelling…show more content…
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