Enzymes Help Us Digest Food ~ Introduction to Sugars and Enzymes
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After an explanatory introduction to sugars and enzyme activity, biochemists discover whether lactase is needed to digest lactose, sucrose, and milk as a whole. High school science lab skills are required for these investigations.
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- Use when a biology or biochemistry class is studying enzymes or digestion
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