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Why do apples and potatoes turn brown when you slice them?

October 10th, 2008

Episode 89 of 1056 episodes

All cells contains thousands of enzymes, and each of these enzymes is necessary for the cell. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn which enzymes cause apples and potatoes to turn brown upon exposure to oxygen.

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