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What are proteins?
Protein molecules are made up of long chains of amino acids they are folded to produce a specific shape that enables othe molecules to fit into the protein.
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What are catalysts?
Catalysts increase the rate of chemical reactions. Biological catalysts are called enzymes. Enzymes are proteins.
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Where is amylase produced?
They are produced in the salivary glands, the pancreas and the small intestine. This enzyme catalyse the breakdown of starch into sugars in the mouth and small intestine.
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Where are protease enzymes produced?
They are produced by the stomach, the pancreas and the small intestine. They catalysethe breakdown of lipids (fats and oils) into fatty acids and glycerol in the small intestine.
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Where lipase enzymes produced?
They are produced by the pancreas and the small intetsine. These enzymes catalyse the breakdown of lipids into fatty acids and glycerol in the small intestine.
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