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can you denature enzymes using electricity?

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can you denature enzymes using electricity?

Postby anthell » Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:39 pm

can you denature enzymes using electricity?
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Postby JackBean » Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:20 pm

I doubt. Otherwise electrophoresis would be pretty useless. However, as power passes through, heat is released, which could kill your enzyme.
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Postby Biologymad » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:10 pm

If heat generates too high a temperature it's possible but not likely.
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