You’ll find a link to “I Did This Project” on every project on the Science Buddies website so don’t forget to share your story! "A Juicy Project: Extracting Apple Juice with Pectinase." Science Buddies, 28 July 2017, https:// Chem_p010/biotechnology-techniques/extracting-apple-juice-with-pectinase. Pectinase is an enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of pectin, a component of the cell wall in fruits such as apples and oranges.
Pectinase is used commercially to aid in extracting juice from fruit.
Read more There is a fraction of the world's population that doesn't have enough to eat or doesn't have access to food that is nutritionally rich.
Food scientists or technologists work to find new sources of food that have the right nutrition levels and that are safe for human consumption.
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