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by lochnessmonster
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rate of Respiration ... ?
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Carbon dioxide is carried through your plasma as Hydrogen Carbonate ions. As Hydrogen carbonate is an acid, this means that the pH can be detected. If there is a low pH detected by the hypothalmus then it tells you to respire more.
I think :p
by lochnessmonster
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Catalase reduction in dried out potatoes?
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Catalase reduction in dried out potatoes?

I am doing biology coursework at the moment on enzymes. I am using potato as a source of catalase and hydrogen peroxide as the substrate. If the potato was to dry out, would this reduce surface area, reducing the amount of catalase. Or would it increase surface area and increase amount of catalase? ...