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Introduction: In this piece of coursework I will be attempting to discover what affects the digestion of starch.
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Introduction: In this piece of coursework I will be attempting to discover what affects the digestion of starch. There are four main factors that affect the digestion of starch. 1. Temperature of the solution 2. PH of the solution 3. Surface area of the starch 4. Concentration of starch As the temperature of the starch gets cooler the rate of digestion will decrease. This is due to the number of collisions occurring during the reaction. If the pH value of the solution is quite high then the active site is affected and...
second the date in a time space of 1 second as I would have extract some of the solution and put a drop of it into a spotting ti le with one drop of iodine in it.

Ptyalin is an enzyme that occurs in the salvia and is used to help convert the starch molecules into sugar. It would be interesting to discover the role and difference that this has in comparison to when you only use the bacteria amylase.

some of the information was gathered from: "A dictionary of Science" by E.B.UBAROV, D.RCHAPMAN, ALAN ISAACS

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