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CHEMISTRY: ATOMS FIRST VOL 1 W/CON...

14th Edition
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ISBN: 9781259327933
Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

At what temperature will the rate of denaturation be 50% greater that it’s rate at given temperature of the protein has to be determined.

Concept introduction:

The temperature for the denaturation of protein has to be calculated from the modified Arrhenius equation.

lnk1k2=EaR[1T21T1]

Arrhenius equation:

  • Arrhenius equation is a formula that represents the temperature dependence of reaction rates
  • The Arrhenius equation has to be represented as follows

k=AeEa/RT

  • Ea represents the activation energy and it’s unit is kJ/mol
  • R represents the universal gas constant and it has the value of 8.314 J/K.mol
  • T represents the absolute temperature
  • A represents the frequency factor or collision frequency
  • e represents the base of natural logarithm
  •  Arrhenius equation equation was proposed by Svante Arrhenius in 1889.

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