Flashcards in Enzymes And Food Test Deck (18):
What are digestive enzymes used for?
They are used to break down large food molecules into smaller food molecules that are easily able to be absorbed through the small intestine walk into the bloodstream.
What do protease enzymes include?
They include pepsin (stomach enzyme, and trypsin (small intestine)
What do carbohydrase enzymes include?
Amylase (saliva in the mouth)
Maltase, surcease and lactase.
Found in the small intestine.
Substrate of amylase?
Source of pepsin?
Substrate of pepsin?
Product of pepsin
Source of trypsin
Where are lipase enzymes found?
What is a protein molecule made up of?
Many different amino acids.
What does protease break down?
Protein molecules transfer to...?
A starch molecule is made up of many...?
What does carbohydrase break down?
Carbohydrase turns into...?
A fat molecule is made up of...? And...?
Fatty acid and glycerol molecules
What does lipase break down?