Where are enzymes produced in a cell?

Answer Enzymes, proteins with catalytic function, get produced in the cytoplasm when ribosomes translate the genetic information on messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) into amino acid sequences, which then ... Read More »

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Enzymes produced by the pancreas help break down what?

The pancreas is the main source of enzymes for digesting fats (lipids) and proteins.* Lipase works with bile from the liver to break down fat molecules so they can be absorbed and used by the body.... 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 »

How many endospores are produced per cell?

The number of endospores depends on the type of bacteria. For example, a report released by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University states that Metabacterium polyspor... Read More »

Where do restriction enzymes cut?

Restriction enzymes are present in all types of bacteria. They are used as a defense mechanism against viruses (bacteriophages). Restriction enzymes cut a sequence of the bacteria's DNA between two... Read More »