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MCAT Bio

Ch. 7 digestion

Enzyme Nutrient/Site of ProductionSite of Function Function
Maltase Carbohydrate. Intestinal Glands small intestine hydrolyzes maltose to two glucose molecules
Sucrase Carbohydrate. Intestinal Glands small intestine hydrolyzes sucrose to glucose and fructose
Lactase Carbohydrate. Intestinal glands small intestine hydrolyzes lactose to glucose and galactose
Pepsin (secreted as pepsinogen) Proteins. Gastric glands stomach hydrolyzes specific peptide bonds
Trypsin (secreted as trypsinogen) Proteins. Pancreas small intestine hydrolyzes specific peptide bonds. converts chymotrypsinogen to chymotrypsin
Chymotrysin (secreted as chymotypsinogen) Proteins. Pancreas small intestin hydrolyzes specific peptide bonds
Carboxypeptidase Protein. Pancreas small intestine hydrolyzes terminal peptide bond at carboxyl end
Amino peptidase Proteins. Intestinal glands small intestine hydrolyzes terminal peptide bond at the amino end
Dipeptidases Proteins. Intestinal glands small intestines hydrolyzes pairs of amino acids
Enterokinase Proteins. Intestinal glands small intestines Converts trypsinogen to trypsin
Bile (not an enzyme) Lipids. Liver Small intestine emulsifies fat
Lipase Lipids. Pancreas small intestine hydrolyzes lipids
Salivary Amylase (ptyalin) Carbohydrates. salivary glands Mouth Hydrolyzes starch to maltose
Pancreatic Amylase Carbohydrate. Pancreas small intestine hydrolyzes starch to maltose
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