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  • In 1894 and 1895, Fischer, in a remarkable series of papers on the influence of molecular structure upon the action of the enzyme, showed that various species of yeast behave very differently towards solutions of sugars.
  • Fischer found that the enzyme "invertase," which is present in yeast, attacks methyl-d-glucoside but not methyl-l-glucoside.
  • These investigators considered that differences of this nature cannot be explained by the theory that it is a soluble enzyme, which brings about the alcoholic fermentation of sugar.
  • Although the action of zymase may be regarded as mechanical, the enzyme cannot be produced by any other than living protoplasm.
  • Such an enzyme is the pepsin of the stomach of the higher animals.

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