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pollution of water: eutrophication
Biological

Pollution of Water: Eutrophication

The Causes of Oxygen Depletion All living organisms depend on water supply and many of them live in water. Most of these aquatic animals respire aerobically and so require oxygen from their environment. Any change that alters the amount of oxygen in the water can seriously affect the suitability of the water as a habitat. …

The Ultimate Guide to the Biological Catalysts
Biological

The Ultimate Guide to the Biological Catalysts

Enzymes are proteins in nature that functions as the biological catalysts. They speed up the reaction and remain unchanged. Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is the substance that decomposes into water (H2O) and oxygen (O2) if it is left at room temperature for a period of time. Therefore, this reaction could take a long time, but it …

Uses of Enzymes
Biological

Uses of Enzymes

Uses of Enzymes in Seed Germination Seeds grow into plants by germinating. This involves enzymes breaking the materials stored in the seed down to be used in growth, energy and building cells. The seed contains stored substances such as: Starch Amylase enzyme breaks the starch into maltose. It is further broken down by maltase enzyme …