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"The Chemistry of Winemaking; The biosynthesis of Ethanol"

Lab Handout - "The Chemistry of Winemaking; The biosynthesis of Ethanol.

1.) By using yeast, can glucose and fructose be converted to ethanol?
2.) What are the other side products present in this biocatytic reaction?
3.) Name the principal enzymes taking part in this bioconversion. To which class of enzymes do they belong to?
4.) Is this biocatalytic process used in the manufacture of alcohlic beverages?

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