Flashcards in Enzymes and digestion Deck (11):
What do digestive enzymes do?
Break down big molecules
What does carbohydrase do?
Converts carbohydrates into simple sugars.
What is a carbohydrase?
Amylase, it breaks down starch
What does protease do?
Converts proteins into amino acids
Where is carbohydrase made?
salivary glands, pancreas and small intestine
Where is protease made?
stomach, pancreas and small intestine
What does lipase do?
converts lipids into glycerol and fatty acids.
Where are lipase made?
pancreas and small intestines
What does bile do?
Neutralises stomach acid and emulsifies fats.
Where is bile released?