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Unformatted text preview: breaking down food becomes more difficult, we lose our appetite because even a small amount of food takes much longer for our bodies to break down and we cannot handle ingesting much more food. High temperature causes the breakdown of bonds in the tertiary structure of the enzyme, changing its shape, meaning the substrate will no longer fit and enzyme-substrate complexes will not be formed. The enzyme shape will completely collapse. The microflora such as benefital bacteria in stomach is also affected by this....
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course BSC 2010c taught by Professor Janewaterman,pamelathomas during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '07