MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: Why do potatoes contain catalase?

Date: Thu Oct 29 13:06:46 1998
Posted by Annika Dahl-Brown
Grade level: undergrad
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Country: Sweden
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 909688006.Bc

Dear Sir/madam,

I am presently doing some research on potatoes and I was wondering 
what the biological signifigance is of a potato having catalase? Where 
does the hydrogen peroxide that it breaks down come from?

Thanks for your time,


Re: Why do potatoes contain catalase?

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