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Abby Dolbear
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Biology Flashcards on Biology , created by Abby Dolbear on 02/25/2016.

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saliva contains what? amylase
Amylase breaks down what to what? starch to maltose
Gastric Juice contains? hydrochloric acid & pepsin/protease
hydrochloric acid does what? >kills pathogens >provides an optimum pH
pepsin / protease breaks down what to what? protein to amino acids
Bile in the duodenum contains what? Bile salts
Bile salts breaks down what to what? fats to smaller fat droplets which increases the surface area for amylase to work on
Pancreatic juice contains what? >pancreatic amylase >lipase >trypsin
Pancreatic amylase breaks down what to what? starch to maltose
lipase breaks down what to what? fats to fatty acids and glycerol
trypsin breaks down what to what? protein to amino acids
Intestinal juice from the wall of the duodenum, contains what? >Carbohydrates / maltase >protease >lipase
Carbohydrates / maltase breaks down what to what? starch to maltose
Protease breaks down what to what? protein to amino acids
lipasebreaks down what to what? fats to fatty acids + glycerol
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