During an experiment utilizing potatoes and the enzyme catalase, the heated potated exhibited less gas production when exposed to hydrogen peroxide. Explain why this happened?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 12:05 am ad1c9bdddf
Catalase converts hydrogen peroxide into water and the gas O2.
However, heat denatures enzymes, including catalase. To "denature" an enzyme ...
This solution explains how and why potatoes produce gas.