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Te Reo Pūtaiao

pūmua whākōkī

enzyme

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WHAKAMĀRAMA

He matū e whakaputaina ai e te rauropi hei āwhina i a ia ki te whakatutuki i ngā momo tauhohe matū o ngā pūnaha o roto i tana tinana. Hei tauira, ko te whākōkī hūware o roto i te hūware o te tangata, hei wāwāhi i te māngaro, e tutuki ai te tukanga nakunaku kai. Kei roto i te wai nakunaku ka whakaputaina e te repe taiaki huka, ko te whākōkī ngako, koia hei wāwāhi i te ngako i roto i te kōpiro

A substance produced by an organism to assist in the necessary chemical reactions of the body systems. For example, amylase is an enzyme contained in human saliva which breaks down starch during the digestion process. The digestive juice produced by the pancreas contains lipase, an enzyme which breaks down the lipids in the intestine.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te wāhi ki te pūmua whākōkī i roto i te tukanga ahotakakame?

Rangahautia te whakamahinga o te pūmua whākōkī i roto i ngā kaupapa o te hangarau koiora.

He rerekē ngā momo pūmua whākōkī hei āwhina i te puku ki te nakunaku i ngā momo kai matua nei, te ngako, te pūmua me te warowaihā.

Takenga Mai

pūmua ‒ protein

whākōkī ‒ catalyst

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te wāhi ki te pūmua whākōkī i roto i te tukanga ahotakakame?

Rangahautia te whakamahinga o te pūmua whākōkī i roto i ngā kaupapa o te hangarau koiora.

He rerekē ngā momo pūmua whākōkī hei āwhina i te puku ki te nakunaku i ngā momo kai matua nei, te ngako, te pūmua me te warowaihā.