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Does pH affect enzyme activity?

asked : 10 months, 10 days ago Biology

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10 months, 10 days ago

The concentration of hydrogen ions in a solution affects enzyme activity. Each enzyme has a maximum efficiency in an optimum pH.

Since pH is one of the factors in the denaturation of proteins, if an enzyme is subject to a pH level under which it is denatured, there will be no enzymatic activity.
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