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Acids, Bases, and Buffers Introduction: The pH scale is used to determine how acidic or basic a solution is, ranging from 1-14. The most acidic of all acids are at a pH level of 1 and the most basic of all bases are at 14. The neutral pH level is 7, which is what drinking water is. The pH level is determined by the amount of H+ ions present in a solution, and the more H+ ions there are the more acidic it is, and the lack of these ions results in more basic solutions. One distinguishing feature...

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Measuring Ph

MEASURING pH Date of Lab: 02/09/13 Date Report submitted: 02/26/13 Purpose of the experiment By doing this experiment, we were trying to learn how to measure a pH with a pH meter to determine whether a solution is weakly, moderately or strongly acidic or basic; but also to compare the different data founded to see how the addition of certain liquid to a solution may affect the pH of the initial solution. Materials We used: * Tap water, distilled water, Soda and milk as the main...

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PH Level

Cesar Bizarroque Wesam Daker Bio 1107k-11 10/25/14 How pH levels impact tyrosinase activity Abstract: The purpose of our research utilizing the different pH levels was to test how a specific pH level would impact tyrosinase activity. First we added 4.0 mL of pH in each corresponding test tube and then added 0.5 mL of substrate (catechol) into each test tube. In the instructions it says to apply your 0.5 mL of tyrosinase (potato extract) as well but you have to blank the spectrophotometer...

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Ph Lab

Effects of Temperature and pH on Enzyme Function Chelsie Mesa Section 0479 Robin Cotter Introduction The purpose of this experiment is to identify three unknown enzymes. This is done by using different temperature and pH to affect the function of the enzyme, which ultimately, will affect how much maltose is produced. Enzymes are proteins that help catalyze chemical reactions. In enzymatic reactions, the molecules at the beginning of the process are called substrates, and the enzyme...

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Ph and Osmosis

The Effect of pH on the Rate of Osmosis Using a Glucose Solution Melissa Werderitch Biology 157 11/6/06 Introduction In a journal article written by Florian Lang, osmosis is essentially explained as the flow of water from one area to another that are separated by a selectively permeable membrane to equalize concentrations of particles in the two locations (Lang, 1997). Osmosis is able to maintain osmotic pressure and regulate a cell's volume. In a hypotonic () or hypertonic () environment...

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pH Levels

1 Lab Report Title: Measuring pH Levels Instructions: Enter the Virtual Lab, and conduct the experiments provided before going out into the virtual field for additional research. Please type your answers on this form. When your lab report is complete, submit it to the Submitted Assignments area of the Virtual Classroom. Part I: Answer the following questions while in the Phase 1 lab environment. Section 1: You will be testing 4 known solutions for pH levels using a standard wide-range...

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LAB PH

PH at the UN Alfredo Vidal Ceballos 7/10/2014 Group Support Part 1: Solution Group Name and M. cons. Chem formula Type Experimental pH 1 Deidre Acetic Acid 0.1M HC2H3O2 Weak Acid 3.03 3.03 2 Acetic Acid 1M HC2H3O2 Weak Acid 2.59 2.54 3 Hydrochloric Acid 0.5M HClStrong Base 0.85 0.90 4 Jonah Nitric Acid 0.1M HNO3 Strong Acid 2.14 2.14 5 Sodium Acetate 1M NaC2H3O2 Weak Base 9.42 9.42 6 Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate 0.1M KH2PO4 Weak Acid 5.47 5.47 7 Andy Potassium Hydrogen Phosphate...

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Ph and Buffer Solution

Title: pH and buffer solutions Aim This experiment was carried out to determine the role of buffer solution and the factor which affect the buffer capacity. Besides, this experiment was carried out to investigate the solubility of protein casein over a range of pH concentration. This experiment also was carried out to determine the isoelectric point of the casein and the effect of the isoelectric point toward the casein solution. Methods Verification of the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation ...

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Effects of pH on Amylase Activity

Determination of the Effect of pH on Amylase Activity Grace Chung Abstract: Amylase is an important enzyme in the human body as it allows for the consumption of starch by breaking the polysaccharide down into maltose units. All enzymes, including amylase, function best at a certain optimal pH. Therefore, in this experiment, the effect of different pHs on the reaction rate of amylase is studied. It was hypothesized that the amylase-starch reaction would proceed fastest at a pH closest to that of the...

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The Effect of Ph on the Activity of Catalase

Title : THE EFFECT OF PH ON THE ACTIVITY OF CATALASE Aim : To study the effect of pH on the activity of catalase. Introduction : Catalase, an enzyme found in many different tissues, catalyses the breakdown of hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen. 2 H202 → 2H20 + O2 Hydrogen peroxide is a toxic substance that can be formed during aerobic respiration and catalase removes this product. The activity of catalase can be measured by finding the rate of oxygen release from hydrogen peroxide...

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Affect of Ph on Enzymes

Melanie McGivern. Access to nursing Group 2 Effects of pH on enzyme activity Contents Front cover Aim Introduction Hypothesis Prediction Variables Materials Methods Results Discussion Conclusion Bibliography Aim The aim of the experiment is to see the enzyme amylase catalyse starch in a chemical reaction. | | Introduction Enzymes are proteins. They act as catalysts, allowing chemical reactions to take...

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Affects of Ph on Peroxidase Enzyme

The Affects of pH on Peroxidase Enzyme Claire Bell Biology 1130 Jazmen Myers Section 36 Abstract Peroxidase is a turnip enzyme; it is used in the oxidation of hydrogen peroxide to lower activation energy, speeding up the reaction. The activity of peroxidase is highly dependent on its environment and most importantly the pH level. Peroxidase has been the focus of many recent studies and is believed to possibly reduce swelling among other things. We conducted...

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The Affects of Ph and Pepsin with Proteins

digestive power of pepsin is greatest at the acidity of normal gastric juice (pH 1.5–2.5). In the intestine the gastric acids are neutralized (pH 7), and pepsin is no longer effective. "Pepsin (biochemistry)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2012. Research Question: Does changing the pH of pepsin affect the ability to break down the protein (mass of jello). Variables: independent- Ph level dependent- The mass of the jello ...

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Ph and Buffers Lab

Buffers, and pH, and Diffusion oh my The pH of a solution is the measure of the concentration of charged Hydrogen ions in that given solution. A solution with a pH lower than seven is considered to be acidic. A solution with a higher pH is a base. It is very important for organisms to maintain a stable pH. Biological molecules such as proteins function only at a certain pH level and any changes in pH can result in them not functioning properly. To maintain these constant pH levels, buffer solutions...

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Effect of pH on amylase activity

How does pH affect the activity of the Amylase? Abstract: In my experiment I aimed to observe how ranging pH levels will affect the rate in which amylase will break down the starch molecules. I will be measuring the time it takes for the dark liquid to disappear and leave a yellow brown liquid to be shown, which would show that there is no starch present in the solution because it would have broken into maltose by adding amylase. Results did not fully demonstrate what we expected in our hypothesis...

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Effect of pH on Invertase Activity

EFFECT OF pH LEVEL ON THE ENZYME ACTIVITY OF INVERTASE John Dale Cruz, Michael Ray Dela Cruz, Karen Angelica Domalaon, Abegail Dulay, Shirley Ann Felipe Group 5 2C Medical Technology Biochemistry Laboratory ABSTRACT Invertase is a type of enzyme, a natural catalytic agent for biochemical reactions, can be obtained in Baker’s Yeast. Determination of the effect of pH on invertase activity is the primary objective of the experiment. Dinitrosalicyclic acid (DNS) Assay method is utilized to monitor...

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Soil Ph of Winthrop

University’s wooded areas, the oldest was created in 1989 the second was created in 1994 and the youngest plot was created in 1999. For the hypothesis to be tested, there were soil PH meters to test the amount of PH in each plot’s soil. The hypothesis was incorrect; there was not a significant difference in the means of the PH from the oldest plot compared to the youngest plot. Introduction The definition of vegetation is plants considered collectively especially those found in a particular area...

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The Effect of Ph and Temperature for Amylase on Starch

researcher is conducting this experiment to find the optimum temperature and pH for starch on amylase. The experiment was carried out in one day. The researcher and a partner did the experiment based on a lab manuel from class. Data was collected from the experiment and to be displayed on graphs. Then the optimum pH and temperatures were to be calculated based on the findings. The hypothesis was disproved due to the optimum pH of 5 but the other findings supported the hypothesis of the optimal temperature...

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“The Effect of pH levels on Reaction Rates”

of Hydrogen ions, our cells cannot function properly. This experiment was conducted to determine if the reaction rate changes in response to a variation of acidic, neutral, and basic solutions. The experimental results indicated that the basic/high pH solution has a faster rate of reaction in the solution. Introduction Enzymes are proteins that catalyze and convert molecules into combinations of other molecules which is necessary for the functions of human life. These enzymes are affected...

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PH lab

Question 1 Critique Dr. Honeydew’s report. Specifically, discuss what is missing and how the missing information should have been presented. First the PH measurements, Dr. honey dew does not explain how the PH device was calibrated or if the blood sample was added or mixed with anything prior to the measuring of the pH (like water, etc.). In regards to the absorption spectroscopy, the method by which the concentration was obtained is questionable. Was the concentration known before the experiment...

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lab and ph

pH and Chromatography Lab Report Kevin Rivera Biology Mr. Langley 2C 10/7/13 Introduction In this lab, of pH and Chromatography, in the pH aspect of the lab we are trying to figure out the pH level of certain chemicals by writing down of known solutions to find the type of unkown solution using pH standards. In the Chromatography, we are trying to separate the chemicals using water and a piece of paper. Methodology Materials: Safety Goggles pH indicator & pH indicator...

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The Effects of Ph and Concentration Levels on Catecholase

activity of the enzyme catecholase in different pH levels as well as its absorbance in differently concentrated solutions. A spetrophotometer was used to measure the absorbance of the enzyme catecholase in different pH solutions as well as to measure the absorbance of catecholase in solutions with different concentrations of potato juice and phosphate buffers. Absorbance of the enzyme catecholase was at an optimum level when pH was close to neutral. When pH was acidic or basic, the catecholase was less...

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pH Titration

Experiment 20: pH Titration: Phosphoric Acid in Cola Drinks Post-lab Assignment or Report The post-lab report for this experiment is due at the beginning of the following lab period. Student notes for the lab will be available on the lab T-Square site. Learning Objectives Students will be able to... • Use a known mass of solid acid to determine an unknown concentration of a basic solution (this process is called “standardization”). • Execute a titration using good, reliable technique. ...

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Effects Of PH On The Function Of Enzyme

 Effects of pH on the Function of Enzymes Rena Mototani Glen Rock High School Advanced Biology 2014-2015 Effects of pH on the Function of Catalase Rena Mototani Problem: How does the pH of a cell affect the function of the enzyme catalase? Introduction In this lab, we experimented the effects of pH on the function of the enzyme catalase. Catalase is an enzyme that brings about the reaction by which hydrogen peroxide is decomposed to water and oxygen (Encyclopedia Britannica)...

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Effects of Ph on Fungal Amylase Activity

Effects of pH on fungal amylase activity  BI 211 November 25, 2011                   Introduction   In recent years, the uses of microorganisms have become a huge importance to industry and sparked a large interest into the exploration of enzyme activity in microorganisms.  Amylase is one of the most widely used enzyme required for the preparation of fermented foods.  Apart from food and starch industries, in which demand for them is increasing continuously, amylase is also used in...

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pH and its meaning

pH pH means Power of Hydrogen or Potential of Hydrogen. pH is a scale of acidity from 0 to 14. It tells how acidic or alkaline a substance is. More acidic solutions have lower pH. More alkaline solutions have higher pH. Substances which are not acidic or alkaline i.e neutral usually have a pH of around 7. Acids have a pH less than 7. Alkalis have a pH greater than 7. There are a lot of ways for finding the pH of something. One way is to use litmus paper. The pH paper is able to tell how strong...

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Effect of pH on Food Preservative

Michael Pitner Chem 253- TA: Gia Hoang Lab 1: Effect of pH on a Food Preservative 9-1-2011 Purpose The purpose of this lab was to determine if a new substance forms when sodium benzoate is placed in a simulated stomach acid. Theory Benzoic acid can be found in a wide variety of plants. It is used as a natural preservative in many foods. Sodium benzoate, the salt of benzoic acid, has become a more popular choice as a food preservative because it is more soluble in water than benzoic...

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The Effect of pH on Enzymatic Reaction Rate

 The Effect of pH on Enzymatic Reaction Rate Abstract Enzymes are affected by changes in pH. The most favorable pH value— the point where the enzyme is most active—is known as the optimum pH. This experiment was conducted to determine the effect of pH reaction rate on an enzyme, catalase, from yeast. The experimental results indicate that the catalase worked best at a neutral pH level of seven (7). Introduction An enzyme is a protein molecule that serves as a catalyst. “The basic function...

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Effects Of Hyperventilation On CO2 And PH Levels

 Effects of hyperventilation on CO2 and pH levels Alidrin Armandico Physiology Lab 142 Egle Ortega Aprill 25, 2014 Abstract The aim of this experiment was to analyze how pH and carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the blood change during hyperventilation and how the renal system compensates for this condition. Hyperventilation decreases CO2, increases pH, and lowers H+ levels which then results to respiratory alkalosis. In the experiment, we used the PhysioEx 8.0 software to simulate hyperventilation...

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Effect of Ph on Green Pea Germination

Effect of pH on Green Pea Germination Objective: To determine how pH affects the germination of green peas and to examine the degree of germination within each pH level. We will do this by using various buffer solutions (along with distilled water) to grow green peas. Hypothesis: We expected that the group of peas that encountered a pH of 7 to have the most and highest degree of germination. Materials: tap water buffer solutions pH 3,5, 7, 9,11 distilled...

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PH Lab

Lab Report: Purpose: The Objective of this lab was to learn how to measure the pH (or acidity) of commonly known fluids, using the correct tools and procedures. To then use that data to document the changes noticed when mixing those same fluids and changing their respective pH levels. Materials: In order to conduct this experiment several pieces of equipment and other materials were needed. The first item was a graduated cylinder, which was used in order to measure out the precise...

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Red Cabbage Juice Ph Indicator

16-3 Red Cabbage Juice pH Indicator Sources: Prof. George Ewing's C100 Demonstration Notes; Prof. Carolyn Huffman's Fall '93 C100 lecture; B. Z. Shakhashiri, 1989, Chemical Demonstrations: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry, vol. 3, pp 162-166. Description and Concept: Red cabbage juice will change to a variety of colors when added to solutions of various pH. Red cabbage juice is a pH indicator. Materials: red cabbage* blender hot or boiling water filter paper (coffee filters...

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Ph Meter

A pH meter is an electronic instrument used to measure the pH (acidity or alkalinity) of a liquid (though special probes are sometimes used to measure the pH of semi-solid substances). A typical pH meter consists of a special measuring probe (a glass electrode) connected to an electronic meter that measures and displays the pH reading. The probe The pH probe measures pH as the activity of hydrogen ions surrounding a thin-walled glass bulb at its tip. The probe produces a small voltage (about 0...

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Investigation on Effects of DOPA pH on Enzyme Activity

Investigation on Effects of Different pH on Enzyme Activity How does the different pH buffers affect activity of potato enzyme/extract? Introduction: Proteins are polymers that are made up of smaller units/monomers called amino acids. There are 20 different types of amino acids, thus make up many different combinations in types, numbers of amino acids as well as their orders – an explanantion for why there are so many proteins. Every protein, due to various reactions of amino acids to each...

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Effect of Ph and Temperature on Enzyme Activity in Skeletal Muscle

Introduction: The purpose of this experiment is to measure the effects of changes in temperatures and pH on enzyme activity in skeletal muscle, particularly the activity of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH). LDH is a glycolytic enzyme which converts pyruvate to lactate in the following equation: LDH Pyruvate+ NADH ------------ Lactate + NAD The reaction above can move in both directions,...

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Effect of pH ona food preservative

September 10th, 2013 EXPERIMENT 1 LEARNING BASIC OPERATIONS: THE EFFECT OF PH ON A FOOD PRESERVATIVE Purpose: The purpose of this experiment was to investigate a competitor’s claim that the food preservative, sodium benzoate (C6H5COONa), made by Fresh Foods International (FFI), changed into a new substance in stomach acid. Stomach acid has a pH between 1 and 3 due to the hydrochloric acid content. Based on the net equation given in the book as well as the solubility of the product our hypothesis...

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How the pH of Trypsin and Pepsin affect light transmission

transmission at pH 2. At pH 9 the Trypsin has 39% light transmission. Between pH 2 and pH 9 the percentage of light transmission decreases at a steady rate, until it reaches pH 8 where there is a steep increase from 30% to 39% as the enzyme has reached its optimum pH at 8. During the experiment in the boiling tube this pH had the deepest red colour as the most protein gelatine was broken up. This meant that in the colorimeter when testing to see what the light transmission, this pH let the least light...

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An Investigationinto the Effect of Ph on the Activity of Potato Tissue Catalase

Into The Effect Of PH On The Activity Of Potato Tissue Catalase Aim The aim of my investigation is to see how pH affects the activity of potato tissue catalase, during the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide to produce water and oxygen. Catalase + 2H2O2 Catalase + 2H2O +O2 Catalase + Hydrogen Peroxide Catalase + Water + Oxygen Independent Variable The independent variable in this investigation is pH. Each individual enzyme has it’s own pH characteristic. This...

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Lab1: Effect of Ph on Food Preservatives

Lab 1: Effect of pH on sodium benzoate, a food preservative Sheikh M Zakaria Person no. 36295651 TA: Synthia Gratia Date of Submission: 05/29/13 Abstract Sodium Benzoate is a common food preservative used in food products such as jams and jellies, soft drinks, pickles, condiments etc and in tinned products in the market. This experiment aimed to determine whether benzoic acid is formed from it’s superior soluble form sodium benzoate in stomach acid, which is simulated by HCl (pH=2). It has been...

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Affect of pH on Porcine Pancreatic Alpha-Amylase Activity

! Affect of pH on Porcine Pancreatic Alpha-Amylase Activity Introduction Proteins function in a variety of different ways, and one of their fundamental tasks is to act as enzymes. Enzymes are extremely important in controlling reaction speed (by initiating and regulating biological activity), cell communication, and growth. One particularly significant enzyme is amylase, which catalyzes the hydrolysis of alpha glycosidic linkages of amylose, starch components, and other oligosaccharides (Qian...

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Acid-Base Titration Using a Ph Meter

Acid-Base Titration Using a pH Meter Bradley Holloway and Jennifer Parker Period 6 April 16, 2013 Introduction: In chemistry, the ability to find molarities of acidic and basic solutions is a convenient way to convert between moles of solute and the volumes of their solutions. Through the process of titration, the molarity of these acids and bases can be found to a high level of precision. To begin titration, one solution is added to a second solution slowly until a certain point...

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Finding the Optimal pH of the Enzyme Peroxidase with the Aid of a Spectrophotometer

Finding the Optimal pH of the Enzyme Peroxidase with the Aid of a Spectrophotometer ABSTRACT The peroxidase enzyme was partially purified, and the enzyme activity was calculated with the use of a spectrophotometer, demonstrating the effect of pH on peroxidase activity. The objective of this exercise was to determine the ideal pH for peroxidase activity. The data concluded that the optimum pH for peroxidase activity is 5, and the “standardized”...

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Enzymes Test for Effect of pH on Catalase Activity

College General Biology I Enzymes, test for effect of pH on catalase activity Purpose The main purpose of this experiment was to learn about enzymes and how to test for the effect of pH on catalase activity and to be able to tell if a reaction is an exergonic or endergonic process. Introduction Enzymes are made from amino acids, which are made from proteins. In order to make an enzyme, hundreds of amino acids are strung together in a very specific and unique order and eventually is folded...

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How does ph affect enzyme reactivity

Observing Enzyme Activity Purpose: The purpose of this experiment was to test whether the pH affected the enzyme reaction rate. Hypothesis: If the enzyme is in a basic solution, then it will react faster because the enzyme (catalase) reacts better in basic solutions. Materials: 10 potato cubes (1 cm3) -Pipet Baking soda solution -50 ml glass beaker Bleach Water Lemon juice Vinegar 5 glass test tubes Drying rack Timer Graduated cylinder Hydrogen peroxide Procedure: ...

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The Effect of Starch on the Activity of Amylase with Ph Variable

The Effect of Starch on the Activity of Amylase with pH Variable Lab Report, Fall 2011 East Tennessee State University Department of Biological Sciences By: Shelby Brackett Date Performed: October 10, 2011 Lab Instructor: Joseph Kusi Biology 1111, Section 018 Abstract Enzymes are very important in chemical reactions. They are used to speed up the reaction taking place. They act by binding to a specific substrate and form an enzyme-substrate complex that may put stress on chemical bonds...

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Are Common Household Products pH Balanced and Neutral?

September 20, 2010 EXPERIMENT Acids, Bases, and Neutrals Problem Are common house-hold products pHs balanced and neutral? Information pH measures how acidic or alkaline a solution is. Its concept was introduced in 1909 by biochemist Soren Sorensen. The scale ranges from 0-14. Solutions that range from 0 to 6 are considered to be Acidic. Solution that’s on the Acidic end of the scale is low in ph, high in hydrogen ion, and low in hydroxyl ions. An acid have a sour taste, reacts with metal, are...

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The Effect of Temperature and Ph on Α-Amylase Enzyme Activity

containing starch, water and α-amylase at the respective temperature or pH represents the amount of starch-iodine complex which is left after the enzyme has hydrolyzed the starch.In order to get the amount of product;P (maltose and glucose) formed, need to subtract the (y) value from the (x) value. The amount of product formed (P) = x - y Objective The aim of this experiment is to determine the effect of temperature and pH on the enzyme activity of α-amylase . In this experiment, the reaction...

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Studying the pH of Strong Acid, Weak Acid, Salt, and Buffer Solutions

Studying the pH of Strong Acid, Weak Acid, Salt, and Buffer Solutions The purpose of the current experiment was to determine the pH of various hydrochloric acid and acetic acid solutions, to determine the pH of various salt solutions, to prepare a buffer solution, and determine the effects of adding a strong acid and strong base to the buffer solution versus adding a strong acid and strong base to water. The measured pHs for the hydrochloric acid solutions were 1.6, 2.2, 2.9, and 3.8. The measured...

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Digestion Self-Design Practical: The Effect of pH on Enzyme Activity

Self-design Practical: The effect of pH on enzyme activity Rationale Amylase is an enzyme involved in the digestion system which catalyses the breakdown of starch into sugars. It is not only present in human saliva but also in the pancreas, where it hydrolyses dietary starch into disaccharides and trisaccharides which are converted by other enzymes to glucose to supply the body with energy. pH has an effect on the activity of all enzymes, including amylase. As the pH level increases, the enzyme activity...

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The Effects of Ph on Mung Beans

The effects of pH on mung beans Gloria Cheng Winsy Cheung Lily Wong Christine Yen January 15, 1998 Abstract This experiment explores how different pH environments affect the growth of mung beans. The mung beans were grown in water with various pH levels, consisted of pH levels 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. A replicated design was used consisting of 3 runs for each pH level. The following results are listed in order of pH levels allowing most growth to least growth of the mung beans: 7, 8, 6, 5...

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Effects of Temperature, Ph, Enzyme Concentration, and Substrate Concentration on Enzymatic Activity

Effects of Temperature, pH, Enzyme Concentration, and Substrate Concentration on Enzymatic Activity INTRODUCTION Enzymes, proteins that act as catalysts, are the most important type of protein[1]. Catalysts speed up chemical reactions and can go without being used up or changed [3] Without enzymes, the biochemical reactions that take place will react too slowly to keep up with the metabolic needs and the life functions of organisms. Catecholase is a reaction between oxygen and catechol...

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pH Levels Lab

Lab on pH Levels Purpose: Throughout this experiment we are trying to learn how to take proper pH measurements using a pH meter. We also want to see the pH of different common liquids and record the change in pH when we add acids and alkaline liquids. The last reason we are conducting this experiment is to explain and show how fresh milk spoils by the change in pH. Materials: In this experiment we used graduated cylinders and glass beakers and added variety of ingredients including 50 mL of;...

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The Effect of Substrate Concentration, Enzyme Concentration, Ph and Temperature on Enzyme Activity”

Title: “The Effect of Substrate Concentration, Enzyme Concentration, pH and Temperature on Enzyme Activity” Abstract: In the following experiments we will measure precise amounts of potato extract as well as Phenylthiourea, combined with or without deionized water and in some instances change the temperature and observe and record the reaction. We will also investigate the different levels of prepared pH on varying samples of the potato extract and the Phenylthiourea and record the results....

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The effect of enzyme concentration, substrate concentration, pH, and temperature on the enzyme catalase.

The effect of enzyme concentration, substrate concentration, pH, and temperature on the enzyme catalase. Introduction: Enzymes are biological catalysts; proteins and RNA. They are required for most biological reactions and they are highly specific. Each enzyme has an active site. The active site is the spot on the enzyme where a substrate fits in. Substrates binds with enzymes through the active site. Enzymes, being highly specific, only fit with one certain substrate. Enzymes and substrates...

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Ph Levels Lab Report

The relatively close pH levels of Tap Water, Spring Water, Flavored Water, and Seltzer Water. Introduction This experiment was performed to investigate the following hypothesis: The following four different types of drinking water (spring water, seltzer water, tap water, and flavored water) we test will relatively have the same pH level. Our group decided to test different types of drinking water to see if a pH level of tap water is comparable to other types of water. Many people believe...

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Lab 1: the Effect of Ph on a Food Preservative

Summary Expectations: Example Summary (15 total points for every summary) Student Name Partner(s): None Chem 253—TA: TA Name Lab 1: Effect of pH on a Food Preservative (we’ll used this as an example) Date of Experiment Purpose (1 point) Should be a very brief statement such as: To determine the effect of pH on the food preservative Sodium Benzoate. Theory (2 points) In this section you should briefly summarize what the textbook says in regards to the history and uses of...

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Investigating how pH effects the enzyme trypsin acting on coloured gelatin

determining the effects of pH on enzyme activity show that as the independent variable, pH, increases the dependent variable, percentage transmission, decreases. This is shown in the results as at the lowest pH, pH 4.0 the average percentage transmission is at its highest at 97%. At the highest pH, pH 8.0 the average transmission is 78.5%. This is also supported from the graph as it produces a negative gradient showing that as the percentage transmission will decrease with an increasing pH. This happens because...

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6-2: Lab Assignment Ranking Salt Solutions by Ph

Ranking Salt Solutions by pH 6-2: Ranking Salt Solutions by pH In this assignment you will be asked to rank aqueous solutions of acids, bases, and salts in order of increasing pH. This is most easily done by first identifying the strong acids that have the lowest pH, the strong bases that have the highest pH, and the neutral solutions that have a pH near 7. The weak acids will have a pH between 1 and 6 and the weak bases between 8 and 14. The exact order of weak acids and...

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Monitoring How Ph Affects the Rate of Reactions of Barley Amylase

in neutral pH. To do this the experiment was carried out so that tubes containing a reaction solution of the Amylase enzyme and starch were simultaneously mixed. The reactions were then introduced to I2-KI, which stopped the reactions, at two minute intervals. Each of these trials was repeated three times to ensure proper accuracy. After concluding the reactions they were placed into a spectrophotometer (A580) for analysis. Graphing the values of the absorbance to time for each pH it was found...

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Lab 1 on Ph Levels

SCI103 Phase 1 Lab Report Title: Measuring pH Levels Instructions: Enter the Virtual Lab, and conduct the experiments provided before going out into the field for additional research. Please type your answers. When your lab report is complete, submit it to the Submitted Assignments area of the Virtual Classroom. Part I: Answer the following questions while in the Phase 1 lab environment. Section 1: You will be testing 4 known solutions for pH levels using a standard wide-range indicator...

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