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catalase and hydrogen peroxide

Postby kthakore » Wed Feb 23, 2005 11:56 pm

In a certain lab, we were asked to find the affects on the reaction of hydrogen peroxide converting to water and oxyge, catalysed by catalase, it enzyme. Does any one know or have a detailed description, background of catalase
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Postby thank.darwin » Thu Feb 24, 2005 1:12 am

Look at this site...

http://www.seps.org/cvoracle/faq/catalase.html

Hope it helps...
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Postby mith » Thu Feb 24, 2005 5:32 am

Shaking the hydrogen peroxide also makes it separate.
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Postby thank.darwin » Thu Feb 24, 2005 1:20 pm

There is also another enzyme; peroxidase that breaks down H2O2
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