• Elisa
    Aims: The main objective of the experiment is to enhance the understanding of the principle behind Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). Screening test for the detection of antibody in a variety of sera and antibody serum titration were both achieved using the ELISA method. ELISA was also performed...
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  • Dioxygen Activation at Mononuclear Nonheme Iron centers
    are in a category of enzymes involved in the breakdown of aromatic molecules in order to linearize carbon molecules so that they can be utilized for cell development. Although they both cleave catechol, a dihydroxybenzene with adjacent hydroxyl groups, the intradiol-cleaving enzyme cleaves the catechol’s...
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  • Tarek
    metabolic pathways Metabolic pathways begin with a specific molecule, which is then altered in a series of defined steps to form a specific product. A specific enzyme catalyzes each step of the pathway. Catabolic pathways release energy by breaking down complex molecules to simpler compounds. A major...
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  • Bio 110 Exam #2
    that harnesses energy for use in the formation of ATP • Coenzymes assist in electron transfers Electron Transport Systems • Arrangement of enzymes, coenzymes, at cell membrane • As one molecule is oxidized, next is reduced • Function in aerobic respiration and photosynthesis Concentration...
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  • Amylase Immobilisation
    if its mobility has been restricted by chemical means. Immobilization of enzymes refers to techniques which represent variety of advantages over free enzyme catalysis including increased stability of enzyme, easy recovery of enzyme, easy separation of reactant and product, repeated or continuous use of...
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  • Dopa Concentrations
    Introduction The way that our bodies as well as other living organisms can perform reactions at a rapid rate without wasting energy is via enzymes. Enzymes allow this phenomena to occur by lowering the activation energy level, or the amount of energy that is needed to start the reaction. (The College...
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  • Organisms
    metabolic pathways. Metabolic pathways begin with a specific molecule, which is then altered in a series of defined steps to form a specific product. A specific enzyme catalyzes each step of the pathway. Catabolic pathways release energy by breaking down complex molecules to simpler compounds. A major...
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  • Chemistry Ert
    Alpha amylase is an enzyme that aids in the breakdown of starch and glycogen to form glucose and maltose through the hydrolyses of alpha linked polysaccharides1. Starch is a complex carbon and is the main energy storage material found in plants and some bacteria. It is a major component of food as it...
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  • Fungal Amylase
    to test the reaction of the enzyme amylase at various temperatures. There were two different kinds of amylase being tested, one was fungal amylase also known as aspergillus oryzae and human amylase. The changes in temperature effect the rate at which an enzyme and a substrate collide. When the temperature...
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  • Biochem Study Guide for Test 2
    Chapter 6: Enzyme Action Enzymes Are Powerful and Highly Specific Catalysts * Enzyme: A biological macromolecule that acts as a catalyst for a biochemical reaction; although almost all enzymes are composed of protein, some RNA molecules are catalytically active. * Enzymes are proteins, sometimes...
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  • Photosynthesis
    Abstract: The following paper will discuss the processes of photosynthesis and respiration. It will also explain the role of fermentation and how an enzyme catalyzes a reaction. All cells require energy to live. Most forms of life get their energy from sunlight. The only organisms that can trap this...
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  • Biology
    Factors that affect enzyme activity Introductory Biology Assignment Abstract: This study was performed to identify the effects that different temperatures, acidic pH solutions and concentrations have on a diastase enzyme when undergoing a reaction. The experiment gave unexpected results but accomplished...
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  • Ms.
    serine proteases or serine endopeptidases (newer name) are a class of peptidases (enzymes that cleave peptide bonds in proteins) that are characterised by the presence of a serine residue in the active center of the enzyme. Serine proteases are grouped into clans that share structural homology and then...
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  • Biology
    the interesting exception of the photoproteins, in most bioluminescence systems light results from the oxidation of an organic substrate, a luciferin, catalyzed by an enzyme called a luciferase. In nature, there is an amazing diversity of organisms that emit light including bacteria, fungi, crustaceans...
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  • Biology Vce
    organisms are active in a limited temperature range Identify the role of enzymes in metabolism, describe their chemical composition and use a specific model to describe their specificity on substrates Molecules: Consist of atoms Enzymes: Break the molecule bonds, but need energy to do so – ACTIVATION ENERGY...
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  • Fungi
    examples of SSF: - Japanese koji, which uses steamed rice as solid substrate inoculated with solid strains of the mould Aspergillus oryzae. - Indonesian tempeh or Indian ragi which use steamed and cracked legume seeds as solid substrate and a variety of non toxic moulds as microbial seed. - French "blue...
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  • Practice Exam Biochemistry
    and the amino group of an amino acid is referred to as a PEPTIDE bond. When NOT in amino acids, these bonds are referred to as AMIDE bonds. Give three examples of non-covalent bonds * HYDROGEN BOND * IONIC BOND * HYDROPHOBIC INTERACTIONS Fill in the blanks relating to protein synthesis ...
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  • Biology Notes
    photosynthesis in a chemical equation and correlating the steps of the process with the structure of the plant taking into consideration the source of all the reactants and the fate of all the products. c. explaining cellular respiration in three major steps, its significance, and its adaptations to produce...
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  • Micro
    respiration to other cellular sites Structure of ATP fig 9.2 Ribose sugar bound to adenine base and chain of three phosphate groups Linked phosphates store energy of their electrostatic repulsion Phosphate transfer (phosphorylation)...
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  • Grade 12 Biology Notes
    water molecule is used to break a covalent bond. AKA the opposite of condensation, where one H goes to one atom and the OH goes to the other * Enzymes are biological catalysts, and catalysts are chemicals that speed up chemical reactions without being consumed in the process Carbohydrates *...
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