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enzyme that catalyzes a reaction in which the substrate is broken down by the addition of water
enzyme produced by pancreas and small intestine that hydrolyzes DNA and RNA into their component nucleotides
an enzyme in the small intestine that breaks down nucleotides into the base, sugar and phosphate
inactive enzyme precursor of pepsin, becomes pepsin when it comes in contact with hydrochloric acid
enzymes that split peptides into amino acids, found attached to surface of microvilli membrane in small intestine
measure of how acidic or basic a solution is; the scale ranges from below 0 to above 14; solution with pH above 7 is basic and a pH below 7 is acidic
an enzyme in saliva that breaks starch into smaller particles and eventually into the disaccharide maltose
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