A23 : The Optimal Temperature for the Saccharification of the Climacteric Malus domestica ‘Gala’

Students Rylan Donohoe
Julia Seymour
School HCDSB - St. Ignatius of Loyola Secondary School - Oakville
Level Senior 11/12 - Grade 11
Group Group 6 - Life Sciences
Abstract To determine the temperature in degrees Celsius at which the enzymatic hydrolysis of starch is most efficient in the presence of ethene gas (C2H4(g)) in order to optimize the process of ripening fruit in the interest of rendering the food industry more economically and environmentally sustainable.
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