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Which one of the following equation match correctly with the action of enzymes on the given substrate and regarding the end product of the reaction?

a)

Stomach  Fats  Micelles

b)

Small intestine  Protein  Amino acid

c)

Small intestine  Starch  Disaccharides

d)

Duodenum  Triglycerides  Monoglycerides


Question ID - 2255 | Toppr Answer

Which one of the following equation match correctly with the action of enzymes on the given substrate and regarding the end product of the reaction?

a)

Stomach  Fats  Micelles

b)

Small intestine  Protein  Amino acid

c)

Small intestine  Starch  Disaccharides

d)

Duodenum  Triglycerides  Monoglycerides

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

-amylase is found in pancreatic juices. Enzyme amylase converts starch into disaccharides, like maltose, isomaltose and dexrins in the small intestine.

Starch  Maltose (disaccharides)

Equation (a) is incorrect as stomach do not contains any fat emulsifying agent

In equation (b) is incorrect as proteins are converted to dipeptides, i.e., two amino acids by the enzymes trypsin and equation (d) triglycerides are converted to diglycerides and fatty acids by lipase enzyme



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