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Digestion

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Vitamins are not digested because
they can be absorbed as they are
Digestion is
Breakdown of food into absorvable forms
Ingestion is
intake of solid food or liquid
Enzymes are needed in digestion for
low temperature reactions
Amylase acts on
starch
Products of starch digestion
maltose
Pepsin acts on
protein
Pepsin products are
polypeptides
Amylase is secreted from
saliva and pancreas
Lipase' substrate is
lipids
Product(s) of lipid digestion is/are
glycerol +fatty acids
Absorption is
entry into bloodstream
Assimilation is
entry of into liver (cell)
Lipase works best at pH
8
Stomach is for
storage, digestion , churning
Small intestines are for
digestion absorption
Large intestines are for
absorption of water
Egestion is
removal of undigested material
Human digestion is extra /intracellular
extracellular
We cannot digest plastic because
we have no enzymes for plastics