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1
Q

What are enzymes made up of

A

Protein = amino acids

2
Q

What are enzymes

A

A biological catalyst

3
Q

How does a catalyst work

A

It speeds up a reaction by lowering the activation energy

4
Q

Why do enzymes only work with certain proteins

A

Because they are complementary to certain enzymes

Lock and key

5
Q

What are 2 factors that effect enzymes

A

The ph

And the temp

6
Q

What happens in the ph or temp isn’t at the optimum temp

A

The enzyme denatures

7
Q

What does lipase do

Where is it made

And where is it found

A

Fat —lipase—> glycerol +fatty acid

Pancreas

Stomach

8
Q

What does protease do

Where is it made

Where is it found

A

Protein—protease—>amino acid

Pancreases

Stomach / pancreases / intestine

9
Q

What does analyse do

Where is it made

Where is it found

A

Starch -amalayse-> simple sugars

Pancreas

Saliva glands / stomach

10
Q

What does bile do

Where is it made

Where is it found

A

Neutralises stomach acid and emulsified fat to give it a larger surface area

Liver

Gall bladder / intestine ?