QS Study

The enzyme which can convert starch to ethyl alcohol through fermentation is called zymase. It is the active alcoholic fermentation enzyme of yeasts. Zymase is a complex of enzymes that cause glycolysis.

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Functions:

(i) Zymase is used in preparing Alcohol.

(ii) It is used to prepare bread in basketries.

(iii) Obsolete term for a mixture of enzymes.

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