Enzymes in Medicine

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  • Testing for Sugar - diabetes blood glucose levels in blood and urine can sometimes be too high. Normal = 4-8mmol/1. REAGENT STICK - makes use of enzymes for diabetics to keep an eye on their glucose levels. 
  • Lactose intolerance = if your body cant make lactase, you cant digest lactose in your gut. This leads to diarrhoea and wind. You can use enzymes to make lactose-free food. Beads can be made containing immobilised lactase enzymes. The enzymes digests the lactose into glucose and galactose:


To make enzymes…


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