AS Biology Exam Question HelpWatch
Having a bit of bother with this question. It gives me an image of Suclarose:
And asks me to use this diagram to suggest why it can't be digested in the body. It's work 4 marks.
I think one reason is because they are both beta molecules and so humans don't possess the correct enzymes to digest these molecules. I think this will only get me 2 marks and I can't think of another reason!
Thanks in advance for any help.
and is it meant to have a cl on it?
Our enzymes are not complementary to this substrate as it does not fit in any of our enzyme's active site and therefore cannot form an enzyme substrate complex and cannot form any product.