Enzyme Lab Report

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The enzyme experiment The enzyme is a miraculous process necessary for many scientific explanations for life forms, and the overall existence of humanity. An enzyme, according to Geoffrey M. Cooper, is a “catalysts that [can] increase the rate of virtually all the chemical reactions within cells. Most biological reactions are catalyzed by proteins.” Thus the enzyme is made up of protein polypeptide bonds, and with the help of the enzyme, the chemical reaction can be sped up and occur within a few seconds, as opposed to the reaction taking too long, and ultimately resulting in non-occurrence. The enzyme itself is not consumed during the reaction, allowing it to be used A variety of times in many different chemical reactions. The physical process of the enzyme,…show more content…
The ultimate role of polymerization should result in the dehydration synthesis of hydrogen peroxide down to water and oxygen molecules, and an increase in temperature should occur. However, due to the strenuous experiments the enzyme will undergo, results can also include the decrease in temperature and the complete denaturation of the enzyme. The catalase enzyme is tested under 5 different experimental circumstances, consisting of the baseline, 4X substrate, ½ Enzyme, PH 13, and temperature. Experiment 1, the baseline, contains optimum conditions for the enzyme. Consisting of 2ml yeast solution, and 1ml 1% hydrogen peroxide, with both PH and temperature at ideal forms. The hypothesis can then be inferred that when the hydrogen peroxide is added to the optimum catalase in yeast, there will be a temperature increase. Due to the synthesis of the hydrogen peroxide, the breakdown is estimated to result in a high form of heat, and since all conditions are ideal for the enzyme to work, the results should show a substantial increase in the temperature. Experiment 2 is the 4X substrate. The 4X substrate is expectant to increase the temperature

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