Yeast Balls

This week we basically just focused on the yeast ball lab and how quickly the yeast was catalyzed. So here’s what happened: Catalase which is found in both plant and animal cells has a very important function in which it prevents the accumulation of toxic levels of H2O2 (a by-product of metabolic processes). An example of… Continue reading Yeast Balls

Enzymes!

This week was all about da enzymes. So what are they? Here’s the Bozeman video talking about all the details: http://www.bozemanscience.com/048-enyzmes/ But here are some of the basics: They are chemicals that aren’t consumed in a reaction but speed up the reaction For example, catalase is an enzyme that breaks down hydrogen peroxide into hydrogen and water… Continue reading Enzymes!