What concepts are presented
in "Digesting a Gummy Bear in Trypsin"?
types vary along the digestive tract.
organ from which Trypsin originates is the pancreas.
difference between a protein, a peptide and an amino acid.
Trypsin is specific to cut apart proteins after the amino acids lysine and arginine (as long as they
are not followed by a proline)
work best at physiological temperature (37oC)
liquids dissolve a gummy bear faster than cold liquids.
of a hypothesis.
The varying pHs across the
The harsh environment of the
digestive system causes cells to renew themselves every few days
Controlling for variables is important in experimentation.
The uses of trypsin in research labs: protein sequencing and removing adherent tissue culture cells
from a dish.
One use of trypsin in medicine:
to dissolve blood clots
Trypsin is used to pre-digest
pre-packaged food.An example of a disease that involves trypsin.