The Digestion of Starch

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  • Created on: 21-09-13 15:59

In humans the digestion of strach happens as follows: food is chewed by the teeth in the mouth. This breaks it up into small pieces giving it a larger surface area. saliva enters the mouth and mixes with the food through chewing the saliva contains salivary amylase which starts to hydrolyse the starch into maltose. The…


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