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enzyme concentration - Effect of Peroxidase Concentration...

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Effect of Peroxidase Concentration on Initial Velocity of Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition Kristin Yeager Natasha McGoun Joseph Kaus
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Hypothesis If the enzyme concentration is greater, then the initial velocity will be greater. The data we obtained supports this hypothesis.
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Background Information Enzymes - a protein that catalyzes a chemical reaction converting a substrate to a product Substrates - the raw material that is converted to product by an enzyme Enzymes are specific to a substrate Substrates bind to the active site of the enzyme Activation Energy - the amount of energy required to begin a reaction. Activation energy is lowered by an enzyme
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Background Information Peroxidase - an enzyme which breaks down peroxide into oxygen and water Chemical reaction: peroxidase + 2H2O2 -> O2 + 2H2O The more enzyme is present, the more substrate will be converted at the same time More active sites are available
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Background Information Absorption - the amount of light that is transmitted through a solution
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOSCI 0150 taught by Professor Dr.roberts during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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