Is it spelled catalase or catalyase??

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Is it spelled catalase or catalyase??

Post by celticboy1 » Mon Jan 02, 2006 6:09 pm

The enzyme that breaks down hydrogen peroxide how is it spelled? I know it can aslo be reffered to as hydrogen peroxidase.. if Im correct. And this enzyme work best in an acidic enviroment not an alkiline right? Thanks

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Post by sdekivit » Mon Jan 02, 2006 6:38 pm

catalase is the correct name for the enzyme :D

--> a -lyase is an enzyme with a different reaction than catalase

--> catalyase = wrong ! (in this case --> catalyase DOES exist :) --> it synthesizes peroxides)

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Post by ZakaSPFC » Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:35 am

are there any other byproducts?

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