B2 - Uses of Enzymes

  • Biological detergents
  • Changing foods
  • Enzymes in industry
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Why are enzymes used in biological detergents?
Enzymes are biological ingredients in dtergents as they can break down animal and plant matter so can break down stains.
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How do enzymes change baby food?
The proteins in some baby foods are pre-digested with enzymes so they are easier for the baby to digest.
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How do enzymes make food sweeter?
Enzymes convert starch syrup for sugar syrup and glucose syrup to fructose syrup.
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What are the advantages of using enzymes in industry?
They're specific so they only catalyse the reactions you want them to. They need low temperatures so save costs. They work for a long time. They are biodegradable.
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What are the disadvantages of using enzymes in industry?
People develop allergies to enzymes. They're suseptable to poisons andchanges in pH. Can be expensive to produce. Contamination of the enzyme can affect the reaction.
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How do enzymes change baby food?

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The proteins in some baby foods are pre-digested with enzymes so they are easier for the baby to digest.

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How do enzymes make food sweeter?

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What are the advantages of using enzymes in industry?

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What are the disadvantages of using enzymes in industry?

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