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Intestine Enzymes (K

The enzymes (plus bile) of the small intestine

EnzymeSite of ProductionFunction
Maltase Intestinal Glands Hydrolyzes maltose to two glucose monomers
Sucrase Intestinal Glands Hydrolyzes sucrose to glucose and fructose
Lactase Intestinal Glands Hydrolyzes lactose to glucose and galactose
Trypsin Pancreas Hydrolyzes specific peptide bonds. Converts chymotrypsinogen to chymotrypsin
Chymotrypsin Pancreas Hydrolyzes specific peptide bonds
Carboxypeptidase Pancreas Hydrolyzes terminal peptide bonds at carboxyl end
Aminopeptidase Intestinal Glands Hydrolyzes terminal peptide bonds at the amino end
Dipeptidases Intestinal Glands Hydrolyzes pairs of amino acids
Enterokinase Intestinal Glands Converts trypsinogen to trypsin
Bile Liver Emulsifies fat
Lipase Pancreas Hydrolyzes Lipids
Pancreatic Amylase Pancreas Hydrolyzes starch to maltose
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