Advantages and Disadvantages to Enzyme in Industry

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A: They are specific so they only catalye...
the reaction you want them to
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A: Using lower temperatures...
saves money
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A: Enzymes work for a long time so after the initial cost...
they are continually in use
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A: They are biodegradable and therefore...
cause less harm to the environment
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D: Some people can develop...
allergies to enzymes
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Enzymes can be denatured by even a small increase in temp and are...
susceptible to poisons and change in pH (conditions must be controlled)
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D: Enzymes can be...
expensive to produce
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D: Contamination of the enzyme with other substances can...
affect the reaction
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they are continually in use

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