Effect of Hydrogen Peroxide Concentration on Enzymatic Reaction Rate of Peroxidase

Effect of Hydrogen Peroxide Concentration on Enzymatic Reaction Rate of Peroxidase

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Effect of Hydrogen Peroxide Concentration on Enzymatic Reaction Rate of Peroxidase ( : ) Lab 11 Enzymes
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Introduction - . , The objective of this experiment is to set up a controlled test in an enzyme catalyzed reaction Specifically the reaction rate of , . the enzyme peroxidase will be investigated in the hydrolysis of guaiacol in which the products of the reaction are tetraguaiacol and water , An enzyme is a protein molecule serving as a catalyst a chemical agent that changes the rate of a reaction without being consumed by . , . the reaction It speeds up specific chemical reactions that would otherwise occur at a much slower rate or not at all Because it is not , . consumed by the reaction it can be reused as needed by an organism s metabolic pathways The reactant molecule that an enzyme works , - one is called a substrate and the general scheme of an enzyme catalyzed reaction is one in which a substrate binds to an active site an , - , , . enzyme forming a substrate enzyme complex from which the substrate is modified and thereby released yielding the final product An ( enzyme also speeds up a reaction by lowering an energy barrier known as the activation energy E A ), which is the input of energy needed . to start a chemical reaction This allows a living cell to overcome the energy barrier so that its metabolic reactions can occur quickly and . , precisely The main observation of interest in this experiment is how an increase in the substrate hydrogen peroxide H
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Effect of Hydrogen Peroxide Concentration on Enzymatic Reaction Rate of Peroxidase

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