4ked -- i guess i could have left the quotes out...wasnt a word usage issue.
Enzymes are globs of protein with associated metals as cofactors.
They dont excrete, secrete or otherwise.
I dont see how the enzyme can "attack" the copper...so im not really sure what is going on here.
Maybe copper is a required cofactor that makes the enzyme work...but what it is "working on" i dont know.
Another thing that makes me nervous:
This is obviously a buffered solution...BUFFER = SALT [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img]
My GUESS is one of these enzymes may be relavent: http://www.expasy.org/cgi-bin/enzyme-search-cf?Copper
Basic Enzyme info:
[DISCLAIMER] I have never used Coppermelt. Observations based on Biology only [/DISCLAIMER]
That should protect me from the impending onslaught [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img]