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NaCl and amylase

  1. Feb 22, 2004 #1
    How and why does NaCl affect the rate of reaction between amylase and starch? Please can someone help?
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 28, 2004 #2
    may be the ionic NaCl interferes with the ionic groups of either starch or amylase? e.g. shape of the active site of amylase altered?
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