Lactase. An Important Biological Enzyme. By: Melissa Appio. Enzymes. An enzyme is a protein that catalyses a chemical reaction. Enzymes are able to speed up the reaction by lowering the activation energy needed for the reaction to occur. Lactose.
An Important Biological Enzyme
By: Melissa Appio
An enzyme is a protein that catalyses a chemical reaction.
Enzymes are able to speed up the reaction by lowering the activation energy needed for the reaction to occur.
Lactose itself is a disaccharide, a compound sugar made up from two simple sugars…
Galactose and Glucose.
Lactase as an Enzyme...
Lactase, also known as beta-galactosidase, is the enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of lactose.
The Role of Lactase
Methods Used in Young Children
Now Focusing on...
Lactase & Its Normal Functioning
Reaction Being Studied
Now I will break down the steps involved...
Lactase in complex with Lactose
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