Chemical Digestion of Nutrient Molecules

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Salivary Amylase

Source: Salivary Glands
Site: Mouth
Action: starch=>oligosaccharides and disaccharides (maltose)

Pancreatic Amylase

Source: Pancreas
Site: Small Intestines
Action: starch=>oligosaccharides and disaccharides (maltose)

Lactase

Source: intestinal villi
Site: smalll intestine
Action: lactose=glactose+glucose

Maltase

Source: intestinal villi
Site: small intestine
Action: maltose=glucose+glucose

Sucrase

Source:intestinal villi
Site: small intestine
Action: fructose+glucose

Pepsin

Source: gastric glands
Site: stomach
Action: protein=>large polypeptides

Trypsin

Source: pancreas
Site: small intestine
Action: large polypeptides(50) =>tripeptides(3)=>dipeptides (2)

Chymotrypsin

Source: pancreas
Site: small intestine
Action: large polypeptides (50=>tripeptides(3)=>dipeptides (2)

Carboxypeptidase

Source: pancreas
Site: small intestine
Action: large polypeptides (50)=>tripeptides (3) =>dipeptides (2)

Aminopeptidase

Source: intestinal villi
Site: small intestine
Action: tripeptides=>dipeptides+amino acids
dipeptides=amino acids

pancreatic lipase

Source: pancreas
Site: small intestine
Action: fat globules=>glycerol+fatty acid

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