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Background Knowledge:Enzymes.

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Introduction

Background Knowledge: Enzymes. 1. Key features of enzymes: * An enzyme is a biological catalyst. Catalysts speed up the rate of reaction without being changed themselves. ...read more.

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Concentration of enzyme 2. Concentration of things it breaks down. 3. Surface area of the things it breaks down. 4. The enzymes work at specific pHs. ...read more.

Conclusion

If catalase is added this reaction occurs much more quickly. 10 million molecules are broken down each second 3. Actication Energy Too change into a product, the energy of the substrate must be briefly raised by an amount known as the activation energy. This could be done by heating the substrate. ...read more.

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