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Wednesday 2nd March 2011

2.2.7 Biotechnology: Industrial Enzymes



Immobilisation Of
enzymes r
efers
to
any t
echni
que where enzy
me
mo l
ecul
es ar
e
held,

separat
ed f
ro m t
he
react
ion
mixtur
e.
S ubst
rat
e molecul
es
b i
nd…

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Advantages Disadvantages
Enzymes aren'
t
w i
t
h
products
so t
here
are I
mmo bil
i
sati
on
ca n
be t
ime consuming,
the
l
ess
costs
invol
ved wit
h puri
fi
cati
on or
equi
pme nt
and ma t
eri
als
are…

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but if the enzyme molecule But they're trapped in their Substrate molecules are
is held so the active site is But binding is very strong so natural state so active sites small enough to pass
unchanged and displayed, little leakage occurs are unchanged through the membrane and
high…

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