BME200_Assignment_Four.pdf

BME200_Assignment_Four.pdf - BME200 Fall 2012 Problem Set#4...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
BME200 Fall 2012- Problem Set #4 Assigned: 9/27/13 Date Due: 10/4/13 at 3 pm to be turned into the BME drop box outside of ELW A136 Please answer these questions on a separate sheet of paper along with your name, assignment number, and student number. 1. In general terms, how do enzymes speed up biological reactions? 2. For an enzyme (5 μM) , the following initial velocities have been reported depending on the substrate concentration: (a) Draw a Michaelis-Menten plot for this enzyme. (b) Draw a Lineweaver-Burke plot for this enzyme. (c) Determine K M and Jmax for this enzyme. (d) Indicate in both graphs (a & b) where Jmax and K M can be determined. 3. Why are the diffusion coefficients slower in the cytoplasm of cells than in water? 4. The intestinal enterocytes form a covering over the intestinal lining which, to the first approximation, can be considered to be a plane. Assuming no binding or sequestration within the cell, what is the estimated time of diffusion of Ca
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern