Flashcards in Proteins Deck (8)
What are proteins made of?
What functions do proteins have?
- Structural functions such as muscles, ligament or tendons
What are enzymes?
Why are enzymes specific?
They can only do one job
What does the enzyme amylase do?
Breaks down starch into maltose sugar
What does the enzyme catalase do?
Breaks down hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen
What is optimum conditions?
The ideal conditions enzymes can work at