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The catalytic function of most enzymes is a sensitive function of pH. The attached plot (activity vs pH) of the data will clearly illustrate the degree of this sensitivity. What is the optimum pH for this enzyme?

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This solution describes how to determine an optimal pH from an enzyme given a range of activity. The question provides some data about the enzymatic activity over a range of pH.

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An enzyme works best under a specific range of conditions. Factors like concentration, temperature ...

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