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Digestive system

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pancreas produce
pancreatic juice
pancreatic juice contains?
What makes pancreatic juice special?
trypsin
pancreatic amylase
lipase
nuclease;
contains the enzymes that digest every group of food
where do the enzymes in duodenum from? what is the name of these enzymes?
pancreas;
pancreatic juice
the chemical digestion in duodenum
trypsin(a protase)+H2O----polypeptides
nuclease+H20----nucleotides
pancreatic amylase+H20----starch
lipase+H2O---fatty acids and glycerol
what is another name of duodenum? pH and why? What makes it special?
colon;
pH=8.5, basic because of bicarbonate ions(HCO3-);
has the most enzyme reactions
What is "hydrolysis"? What role does it play in digestive system?
noun of hydrolyze(verb). To hydrolyze some thing is to break down it by adding H2O;
The process of chemical digestion can be also called this word
What is another name of the "small intestine"? What makes it special?
villi;
absorb most of the nutrients
What digestive juice does the villi produce? Give me the enzyme reactions
intestinal juice;
maltase+H2O---(break down)maltose--(to produce)glucose
peptidase+H2O----peptides----a.a's
What is another name of the "big intestine"? What makes it special?
colon;
H2O absorption, E.coli action
What is the pH in mouth? What is its digestive gland? produce what?
pH=7;
salivary glands;
salivary juice