What role does catalase play in this reaction?

1 Answer

Catalase is an enzyme that helps chemical reactions occur!


Here is video of catalase enzyme (from liver) catalyzing the breakdown of hydrogen peroxide.

The reaction can be written as follows.
#2H_2O_2 -> 2H_2O + O_2#

This answer gives more explanation about enzymes and how they work.

Hope this helps!