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Research into Copper (II) Sulphate as an Enzyme Inhibitor

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    I'm trying to do as much detailed research into copper (II) sulphate as an enzyme inhibitor as possible, as my AS coursework investigates the effects and I want to explain in as much detail as I can.

    However, there's nothing in my textbook as it's not part of the syllabus for the exams. I've looked online and found almost nothing.

    So I was wondering if anyone knew of any books that might be of any use. The school library has quite a wide variety of biology textbooks, but I thought it would be helpful if there were any I should look for in particular, so I could narrow down my search.

    Thanks in advance.

    Kitty
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    The ion, Cu2+, is a heavy metal metal ion. It acts as a non-active site directed inhibitor. Instead of researching the specific effect of copper ions, find out about heavy metal ions as enzyme inhibitors - which will be in your text book (as it should be in your syllabus).

    Hope that helps
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    Thanks

    I did find a bit about heavy metal ions as inhibitors.

    Have you any advice on what statistical methods to use when analysing my results? I have used the standard deviation to show reliability of each set of results, and I am trying to calculate the rate, but I don't know how to calculate the rate when the concn is 0.
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    can anyone tell me the method for : Effect of copper sulphate on a solution of amylase and starch using iodine. please help

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