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NADH + H+ + PMS-NAD+ + PMS[reduced] PMSlreduced] + NBT-PMS + NBT[reducedl The tetrazolium dyes are useful because they are blue when reduced (most dyes bleach) and the reduced dye is not oxidized by O2. Thus the locations of LDH isozymes on the cellulose acetate strip are marked by a permanent blue stain. In the second part of the experiment, the formation of hybrid isozymes from purified M4 and H4 will be demonstrated. Any procedure that separates the subunits in the solution can be used, but care must be exercised not to irreversibly denature the subunits themselves.
1. shows the isozyme patterns found in normal serum and in serum from individuals suffering from various diseases. Procedures Electrophoretic Separation of Isozymes 1. Use tubes containing: tissue extracts from mammalian heart, liver, kidney, and leg muscle, pure H4 and M4, which are located near the electrophoresis apparatus in the laboratory. Each group will run an electrophoresis on every sample, using cellulose acetate support strips. 2. 4. The cellulose acetate strips have been immersed in the same buffer.
Why was pyruvate held at 5 mM in the assay for LDH? What would be the effect of using a ten-fold lower concentration? 8. Draw on graph paper the initial reaction velocity as a function of substrate concentration for an enzyme (that is not allosterically regulated) with only one substrate. Label Vmax and Km with arbitrary units. 9. What is meant by saturation of the enzyme in terms of the dependence of v0 on [S]? 10. Km has units of concentration. What is the definition of Km as a substrate concentration?