What are Plant Enzymes Used For?

Answer An enzyme is a complex protein produced by the cells of a plant or animal. In their natural setting, enzymes are catalysts for biochemical reactions of importance to the body producing the enzymes.... Read More »

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Do plant cells have enzymes?

Plant cells have enzymes. In fact, according to a study done at Brookhaven National Laboratory, plant enzymes are multi-taskers that change roles depending on where they happen to be located in th... Read More »

How Are Restriction Enzymes Used in Biotechnology?

The biotechnology industry employs restriction enzymes to map DNA as well as cut and splice it for use in genetic engineering. Found in bacteria, a restriction enzyme recognizes and attaches to a p... Read More »

Are enzymes used to dissolve hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid creates a woven gelatinous compound of glycoaminoglycans in the body and forms a lump in the area it has collected. Injecting the enzyme hyaluronidase into the lump will dissolve th... Read More »

Why do the pancreas and small intestine continuously produce enzymes if enzymes are reusable?

A few things. The pH is not high in the small intestine. If it were, your small intestine would be significantly eroded. The pancreas releases, among other things, bicarbonate, a very basic compoun... Read More »