Catalysts & Enzymes

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Why can catalysts be used again?
THEY ARE NOT USED UP
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Why are catalysts used in industry?
SPEED UP REACTIONS; REDUCE COSTS
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A catalysts provides a reaction pathway with a lower activation energy. Why does this increase the rate of reaction?
MORE PARTICLES HAVE ENOUGH ENERGY TO REACT
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What are enzymes?
BIOLOGICAL CATALYSTS
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What happens to enzymes in cold conditions?
THEY STOP WORKING AS QUICKLY
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What happenes to enzymes in hot conditions?
THEY ARE DENATURED
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Why does bread have a light texture?
DUE TO BUBBLES OF CARBON DIOXIDE BEING PRODUCED DURING FERMENTATION
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In brewing what ingredients can provide the glucose (sugar) for fermentation to occur?
FRUIT/VEGTABLES/CEREALS
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Which enzymes break down proteins?
PROTEASES
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Which enzymes break down fats?
LIPASES
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