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Does salivary amylase digest protein?
What is the main function of salivary amylase?
Saliva contains the enzyme, salivary amylase. This enzyme breaks the bonds between the monomeric sugar units of disaccharides, oligosaccharides, and starches. The salivary amylase breaks down amylose and amylopectin into smaller chains of glucose, called dextrins and maltose.
What is the action of salivary amylase?
How does amylase digest starch?
What type of enzyme is salivary amylase?
Does salivary amylase break down lactose?
Does salivary amylase break down carbohydrates?
What is salivary amylase called?
Where does the amylase work?
What is the action of salivary amylase stop in stomach?
What activates salivary amylase?
What food does amylase break down?
What are the 3 main digestive enzymes?
Amylase (made in the mouth and pancreas; breaks down complex carbohydrates) Lipase (made in the pancreas; breaks down fats) Protease (made in the pancreas; breaks down proteins)