MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: Why does starch turn iodine solution blue/black?

Date: Sun Jun 1 11:24:56 2003
Posted by Bethan
Grade level: 10-12 School: Bedstone College
City: Knighton State/Province: Powys Country: Wales
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 1054484696.Bc

I am doing course work for my GCSE in biology and I need this information as
extension work.  I have been searching the internet for three hours now, after
checking text books so I could do with a hand. We conducted an experiment to
determine the digestion of starch by the enzzme amylase. This further knowledge
that I am asking you for is to increase mt knowledge and understanding of the

Re: Why does starch turn iodine solution blue/black?

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