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BIOL1004 Report on Biology

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1004 report on Investigation of various enzyme effects on the substrate gelatin and identification of optimal pH and temperature for proteolytic function in the protease of enzymes

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Food and drink Chemistry Biology Dietary supplements Metabolism Gelatin Desserts Gelatin dessert Animal products Bromelain Fruit bromelain Enzyme assay
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Food and drink Chemistry Biology Dietary supplements Metabolism Gelatin Desserts Gelatin dessert Animal products Bromelain Fruit bromelain Enzyme assay
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Firstly, it is aimed to determine what effect different enzymes present in fruit juice will have on the protein, gelatin. Secondly, we aim to determine the effect the temperature has on the functionality of a proteolytic enzyme, bromelain. Finally, we aim to determine how pH effects the functionality of bromelain. Introduction: This report outlines an experiment that investigated and deduced the properties that can impact on an enzyme’s optimal functionality by using fruit juice solutions, particularly focusing on the enzyme bromelain that played the role of a pH buffer. Enzymes are macromolecular proteins that are essential in biological reactions as they catalyse reactions by converting substrates into products by binding with the active site of a substrate (Mar...
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