Finding information on enzymes and enzyme processes can be a bit intimidating. Don't worry! Hopefully the following tips will help you out:
A few terms you will want to use when searching for research related to your lab report:
The above are processes that occur in enzyme reactions. These are the terms you will want to use to find articles. You can search these terms as subjects in the library's databases, often by going to the Advanced Search. Searching by subject will get you more specific results. You can then add a term, such as something relating to cell protection. For example, try searching for articles on ways catalase protects cells as per the example below:
Peer-reviewed articles are very specific sorts of publications, usually found in databases that provide access to journals that publish these articles.
Common features of a peer-reviewed article include:
Peer-reviewed articles can be tricky to read. The good news is that you can get a lot of information from the article without having to read it beginning to end. When reading a peer-reviewed article, try the following:
Looking for a definition of a term or basic information about catalysis or enzymes? Check out some of the resources below. They are excellent locations to start your research