Flashcards in B2.1.5 - Bacteria and Enzymes in Digestion Deck (21)
Where in the digestive system are bacteria found?
Why are the bacteria in your digestive system important?
They make important vitamins such as vitamin K
Food that contain 'good bacteria' are called...
Digestive juices contain special protein molecules called...
What is the definition of a digestive enzyme?
A biological catalyst that speeds up digestion without being used up.
Enzymes always end in which letters?
How do enzymes speed up digestion?
They break down large molecules into small molecules.
Which enzyme breaks down carbohydrates?
Which enzyme breaks down protein?
Which enzyme breaks down lipids?
Carbohydrates are broken down by carbohydrase into...
Proteins are broken down by protease into...
Lipids are broken down by lipase into...
glycerol + fatty acids
Which type of nutrient is starch and which enzyme will break it down?
Starch is a carbohydrate so carbohydrase.
Starch is found in...
Where in the digestive system are carbohydrates broken down by carbohydrase?
Where in the digestive system are proteins broken down by protease?
Where in the digestive system are lipids broken down by lipase?
What else helps lipase to digest lipids?
Where is bile produced?
In the liver