Biology Answers: How do enzymes work?

Post your biology questions and biology answers here. That’s what this site is for. Someone asked me how it is possible specifically for enzymes to lower the activation energy of a chemical reaction. It came up with digestive enzymes that Continue reading Biology Answers: How do enzymes work?

Science Tutor Tips: How to learn science vocabulary

I want all my readers to succeed, to make brilliant scientific discoveries, and maybe even win a Nobel Prize or two. But first you have to pass tests like the CLEP and the AP Biology exam. And that requires that Continue reading Science Tutor Tips: How to learn science vocabulary

Science tutor tricks: Anthocyanin

Any science tutor video can show you the basics of biochemistry. But I think it’s more fun to actually do something hands-on. As you watch this video, think like a science tutor and try to answer the questions posed at Continue reading Science tutor tricks: Anthocyanin

Science Learning: Enzyme tutorial in 4 minutes

Enzymes are the catalysts of living cells. If science learning requires an understanding of basic concepts, the function of enzymes in a chemical reaction is surely one of these important concepts. Here’s a short video to show you what enzymes Continue reading Science Learning: Enzyme tutorial in 4 minutes

Learning science: ATP hydrolysis

Learning science always comes back to learning basic concepts. ATP is a fundamental part of many critical processes of life. This week’s video covers ATP hydrolysis, the process by which ATP becomes ADP. Many important chemical reactions are powered by Continue reading Learning science: ATP hydrolysis