Uses Of Enzymes
Enzymes also have other uses. Enzymes are used in the washing up process.
Enzymes can be used as biological detergents. They are used to break down
any lipids or fats present in the stains on the clothes and thus help to clean the
They can also be used to change foods. In baby foods protease enzymes are
used to break down some proteins so it is pre-digested and easier for the bay
Enzymes can also be used in industry to help speed up certain reactions.
There are many advantages to using them in industry but also many
The advantages are that the enzymes are very specific and help to lower cost
and save energy.
However the disadvantages are that a small change in conditions can cause
the enzymes to denature and enzymes are very expensive to produce.