Monthly Archives: November 2012

Practice Questions

How does the following video (humorously) represent the effect of substrate concentration on rate of reaction? Saturation? What is the enzyme? substrate? Explain how enzymes can be used to produce lactose-free milk. Be sure to identify the enzyme, substrate, and … Continue reading

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Topic 3 Vocab

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Cellular Respiration and ATP

Cellular Respiration review questions

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Cellular respiration

Respiration is NOT breathing!  Ok, now I’ve got that off my chest, let’s continue 🙂 This is going to be some of the more challenging work we cover, but it is good stuff!  Start with this presentation.   Once again, huge … Continue reading

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Enzyme Lab

Today we’ll be looking at enzyme reactions and the factors that influence their rates. The enzyme we’ll be using is catalase, which is found in liver tissue. The substrate for catalase is hydrodgen peroxide, H2O2. You might be familiar with … Continue reading

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Self Quiz

Let’s see where you are at on 3.1 and 3.2. Go here for the questions and record your answers below (or here if it doesn’t show up, Gaea):

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Enzymes

There are a lot of questions to answer in this topic.  It is one of my favourite aspects of biology, as an understanding of enzymes relates to nearly every branch of biology.  So, here goes…. What is an enzyme?  What … Continue reading

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