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What is the optimum pH of elastases?

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2013-05-14 16:16:25
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The optimum pH is 8.8

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Optimum pH - about neutral Optimum temperature - someone else can answer


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Lets take the example of enzymes. An enzymes optimum pH is the pH that the enzyme/s work best at (its ideal pH).


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Optimum temperature is the ideal temperature for the enzyme to flourish. Optimum pH is the best balance of acidity for that enzyme.


The most favorable pH value - the point where the enzyme is most active - is known as the optimum pH. Therefore the optimal pH is about 7


Enzymes do operate most efficiently at optimum pH.


It depends on what amylase you're talking about. For example, the amylase found in saliva has an optimum pH of around 5.6 whereas amylase from the pancreas has an optimum pH around 7.


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Optimum pH of most enzymes is 7. Optimum pH is pH at which enzyme shows maximum activity .It all depends to the particular enzyme you are talking about, there is no general rule. for example in human pepsin catalyse the reaction at high acidic pH (1.5 to 3) whereas trypsin has optimum pH falls between 7 to 9 (neutral to basic).


The optimum pH for this would be pH 7.4, almost neutral.



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