Temperature Tango Testing Enzyme Efficiency

Cellular and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Erick Figueroa Orozco

Anita Metcalfe

The study, "Temperature Tango: Maximizing Enzyme Efficiency," tackles the urgent problem of enzyme treatments for neurological and cardiac conditions. The experiment's main goal is to shed light on how temperature affects catalase activity in order to improve the development of enzyme treatments. The study aims to maximize the effectiveness of the enzyme catalase by testing reactions at different temperatures, potentially leading to improvements in medical treatments. The process entails removing catalase from potatoes, modifying pH, and monitoring oxygen generation at various temperatures. According to the notion, the ideal temperature range for catalase activity is between 115 and 120 degrees Fahrenheit. The project's significance stems from its potential to expedite the development of better therapeutics for disorders affecting enzymatic defenses and to better understand the behavior of enzymes.

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