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· Enzymes are biological molecules (proteins) that act as catalysts and
help complex reactions occur everywhere in life. Let's say you ate a
piece of meat. Proteases would go to work and help break down the
peptide bonds between the amino acids.…read more

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· Protease - used to pre-digest proteins during the manufacture of
baby foods.
· Lipase - used - together with protease - in biological detergents to
break down - digest - the substances in stains into smaller, water
soluble substances.…read more

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· Because stains are made of different types of molecules, a range of
enzymes are needed to break them down. Proteases break down
proteins, so are good for blood, egg, gravy, and
other protein stains. Amylases break down starches, and
lipases break down fats and grease. Washing powders usually only
contain one type of enzyme, though some have two or all three.…read more

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· used to convert starch syrup, which is relatively cheap, into sugar
syrup, which is more valuable - for example, as an ingredient in sports
drinks…read more

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· used to convert glucose syrup into fructose syrup - fructose is sweeter
than glucose, so it can be used in smaller amounts in slimming foods…read more


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