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The Action of an Enzyme on Milk Background Refer to: The Action of an Enzyme on Milk Materials Refer to: The Action of an Enzyme on Milk Procedure Refer to: The Action of an Enzyme on Milk Observations Tube Initial Colour Final Colour Time Taken 1 White White 33:43 2 Light cream Pepto Bismol Pink 34:17 3 Pearl Pearl 16:15 4 Off white Translucent pearl 32:00 5 Off white/translucent Magenta and glassy 34:17 Analysis 1. The substrate for the enzyme is lipids. The full cream milk contains a large amount of fats, so the tubes with full cream milk and enzymes turned back to their original colour, since the enzymes broke down the lipids. The half cream milk lost its pink colour as well, since the enzyme was added to it. However, the skim milk did not have enough fat that could be broken down by the enzyme, so the end colour of the skim milk was still pink, even though the enzyme was added. 2. Tube numbers 1 and 3 strongly suggest the substrate of this enzyme because these tubes contain full cream milk, with enzymes added to it. These two tubes were the only tubes that
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