Enzymes are Proteins: A Definitive Guide of 4000+ Words (Updated)

Enzymes are Proteins – The Guide Encompasses Introduction, History, Structure, Active Site, Enzyme Action, Functions, Models, Factors, Inhibitors, Classification, Nomenclature Enzymes are proteins that speed up the reactions by acting as catalysts. They increase the rate of reaction without being consumed or permanently altered by themselves. In Greek enzymes are divided into sections “En” which …

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Classification of Plants and Different Classification Systems (Case Study)

Classification of Plants – Work of Aristotle, Linnaeus, DE Jussieu, Darwin, Whittaker Classification of Plants: The human dependence on plants for living forced him to recognize them. Whereas understand of interrelationship of plants forced him to classify and arrange them so as to manipulate the plants and plant products for his utilization in more befitting …

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Nitrogen Fixation – (Case Study) on the Mechanism of Nitrogen Fixation

Nitrogen Fixation – Occurrence of Nitrogen Fixation Bacteria, Asymbiotic and Symbiotic Fixation, Nodulation, Leghemoglobin, Ammonification, Nitrification, Denitrification Nitrogen fixation is the process of reduction of N2 to NH4+ and always appears to be carried on by prokaryotic organisms. The Most abundant supply of nitrogen is found in the earth’s crust, rocks, and sediment (17.5 to …

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Mineral Nutrition – Case Study Guide About Nutrition & Nutrient Deficiency

Mineral Nutrition and Nutrient Deficiency – Criteria, Mineral Nutrients Detection Method, Method of Studying Plant Nutrition, Types of Nutrients, Function of Essential Elements, Enlisting Deficiency Symptoms of Magnesium, Calcium, Iron, Chlorine, Manganese, Boron, Zinc, Molybdenum, Nickel Mineral nutrition and knowledge about its all aspects is an important subdivision of plant physiology. It deals with the …

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Photosynthesis – History of Photosynthesis Discovery

Photosynthesis Definition – Work of Martin Kamen, Stephen Hales, Joseph Priestly, Jan IngenHousz, Jean Senebier, Saussure, Julius Sachs, C.B. Van Niel, Robin Hill, R. Scarisbrick, Samuel Ruben, Daniel Arnon Photosynthesis definition in terms of science is “the conversion of light energy into useful chemical energy”. Martin Kamen’s (1963) photosynthesis definition is described as the series …

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