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amylase, pepsin, trypsin, lipase, protease and bile

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where is amylase made?
salivary glands, pancreas
a carbohydrase - an enzyme that breaks down starch into glucose =
amylase
what is a protease enzyme that breaks proteins into amino acids in the STOMACH?
pepsin
what does trypsin do?
breaks proteins into amino acids in the DUODENUM
where is lipase made?
pancreas
what is trypsin?
protease enzyme
what does lipase do?
breaks fats down into fatty acids and glycerol
what does protease do?
partially break down protein in baby food to make it easier to digest
is bile an enzyme?
NO
bile breaks fat molecules down.. true/false?
FALSE
what is biles job?
emulsifies fats
breaks big fat droplets into smaller fat droplets with a bigger surface area for the enzyme lipase to work on..
bile