Lecture Test 4

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Lecture Test 4
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2013-04-22 19:46:27
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Digestive Enzymes
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Digestive Enzymes
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  1. salivary amylase
    Source: salivary glands

    Digestive action: begins carbohydrate digestion by breaking down starch and glycogen to disaccharides.
  2. pepsin
    Source: Gastric chief cells

    Digestive Action: begins protein digestion
  3. Pancreatic amylase
    Source: pancreas

    Digestive action: breaks down starch and glycogen into disaccharides
  4. Pancreatic lipase
    source: pancreas

    digestive action: breaks down fats into fatty acids and glycerol.
  5. Proteolytic enzymes:
    Trypsin
    Chymotrypsin
    Carboxypeptidase
    Source: pancreas

    Digestive action: breaks down proteins or partially digested proteins into peptides
  6. Nucleases
    Source: pancreas

    Digestive action: breaks down nucleic acids into nucleotides.
  7. Peptidase
    Source: intestinal mucosal cells

    Digestive action: breaks down peptides into amino acids.
  8. Sucrase, maltase, lactase
    Source: intestinal mucosal cells

    Digestive action: breaks down disaccharides into monosaccharides
  9. Intestinal lipase
    Source: intestinal mucosal cells

    Digestive action: breaks down fats into fatty acids and glycerol

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