WHAT IS MEANT BY IMMOBILISATION?
Means fixed in place. Immobilised enzymes are enzymes that are attached,or fixed to each other or to an inert material.
NAME A SUBSTANCE THAT IS USED TO IMMOBILISE ENZYMES?
2 ADVANTAGES OF IMMOBILISING ENZYMES?
- Can be reused. This is a huge advantage as the cost of replacing enzymes are very high.
- The process of immobilising an enzyme increases its stability
ONE APPLICATION OF A NAMED IMMOBILISED ENZYME - REFER TO SUBSTRATE, PRODUCT & ENZYME.
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