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The student said that the optimum pH for the enzyme was pH7. Suggest why this is not valid?

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Haseeb Ashraf

MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMSc (Cardiology).

enzymes doesn't have a PH on its own rather they act differently in different PH environments. for some, enzymes would denature in an acidic environment and other would get deactivated in alkaline environment. if for the sake of argument, if enzymes have PH it would be between 7.35-7.45

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