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enzyme reaction graph

Post by kiekyon » Sat Feb 25, 2006 8:40 am

i thought that the graph for enzymatic reaction velocity against temperature would be similar to the graph for emzymatic reaction against pH. but i recently come across a question that suggest otherwise. can anyone suggest any difference between the two graphs

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Post by MrMistery » Sat Feb 25, 2006 7:11 pm

Usually enzyme activity, until a certain temperature will increase as temperature increases. This is due to the increase in the mollecular movement and molecules and the increase in probability of the substrate molecules coliding with the enzyme molecules. However, the optimum temperatures differs for different enzymes.
Sorry, don't know anything about the influence of pH

Maybe this will help, sorry i can't help any more
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