Amylase--Michealis-Menten kinetics?

BruceRat brucerat at
Fri Oct 20 08:21:50 EST 1995

Using a simple photometer to detect digestion of iodine-stained arrowroot
starch by salivary amylase, I have gotten a graph that is FAIRLY closely
modeled by the  Michaelis-Menten equation.  But it deviates significantly.
 Do you have any suggestions as to why?  
Bruce Ratcliffe, AP Bio teacher, Edison High School Fresno, CA  
BruceRat at AOL.COM

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