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Pepsinogen (inactive form) is converted into active form of enzyme pepsin with the help of which of the following compound?

a)

Proenzyme

b)

Hydrochloric acid

c)

Electrolyte

d)

Bicarbonates


Question ID - 1864 | Toppr Answer

Pepsinogen (inactive form) is converted into active form of enzyme pepsin with the help of which of the following compound?

a)

Proenzyme

b)

Hydrochloric acid

c)

Electrolyte

d)

Bicarbonates

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Answer Key : (b) -

(b)

Proenzymes (inactive form of enzyme) or zymogens are secreted by chief cells or zymogenic cells of gastric glands. These proenzymes are secreted by peptic cells and are activated by  secreted by oxyntic or parietal cells of gastric glands



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