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What does the enzyme protease do?
catalyses the breakdown of protein molecules into amino acids
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What does the amylase enzyme do?
catalyses the breakdown of starch molecules into glucose
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What does the lipase enzyme do?
catalyses the breakdown of lipids (fats and oils) into fatty acids and glycerol
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Where are the salivary glands found and to they do?
Found in the stomach and produce amylase enzymes.
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What does the stomach produce?
produces protease enzymes and hydrochloric acid
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What does the liver produce?
produces bile
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Where is bile stored?
gall bladder.
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What does bile do?
neutralises the acid produced in the stomach and provides alkaline conditions
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What does the pancreas produce?
protease, amylase and lipase enzymes.
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What does the small intestine produce?
protease, amylase and lipase enzymes.
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What conditions to enzymes in the stomach work best in?
acidic
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What conditions to enzymes in the small intestine work best at?
alkaline
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What are proteins made of?
a long chain of amino acids called polypeptide
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What does the enzyme carbohydrase do?
catalyses the breakdown of starch into sugar syrup
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What does the enzyme isomerase do?
catalyses the breakdown of glucose syrup into fructose syrup
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