OCR Gateway Science, B6 - 12 - Enzymes in Action

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  • Created by: Chelskii
  • Created on: 12-05-13 18:18

You need to be able to:

  • understand how enzymes are used in the food industry to make food sweeter. 
  • know that enzymes are used in biological washing powders

Enzyme technology uses enzymes to speed up chemical reactions. 

In the dairy industry, protease causes solids to separate from the liquid in milk. 

In food processing, protease digests proteins to remove bitter tastes. 

In fruit juice, cellulase and amylase break down the cell walls in fruit and release…


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