HELP! Need some info on some enzymes urgently !

Mr. M.J. Lush mlush at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Wed Dec 2 06:24:10 EST 1998


In article <741kam$hvg$1 at nclient5-gui.server.virgin.net>,
Sue Gates <sue.gates at virgin.net> wrote:
>This is my task. Any help at all is appreciated !
>
>Find and describe an example of each of the following enzymes, describing
>the reaction catalyzed, where it takes place, and where the enzyme is
>produced:
>
>ATPase
	Converts 0.8 pounds into pennies (80p-ase)

>Hydrolase
	Makes a water powered laser

>Transaminase
	Generates crossings on roads which traverse America

>Deaminase
	A secret Russian weapon designed to undermine the American way of life

>Kinase
	Splits up extended families (from Kin meaning relative + ase meaning 
	split up)

>Starch Synthetase
	Found in instant mash powder

>Sucrase
	Increaces the elivation of Suc

>Dehydrogenase
	Destroys hydrogen	

>Peroxidase
	Makes your hair blond

>Lyase
	This one never tells the truth

>Isomerase
	There ain't no sutch animal (your teacher is having you on!)	

>Carboxylase
	Reverses the De-Carboxylase reaction

>De-Carboxylase
	Reverses the Carboxylase reaction


Hope this helps

-- 

Michael
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