The animation shows how enzymes break down food constituents. You can see that the food constituent (substrate) and the enzyme have to fit together precisely so that the enzyme can perform the breakdown (catalysis). The video addresses the importance of pH value and temperature for the enzymes to work.
The video is an excerpt from the teaching DVD “Basiswissen BIO III – Enzyme und Tierzellen" (English audio channel available).
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