Q. 905.0( 2 Votes )

If the saliva is lacking in salivary amylase, then which of the following processes taking place in the buccal cavity will be affected?
A. proteins breaking down into amino acids B. starch breaking down into sugars

C. fats breaking down into fatty acids and glycerol

D. intestinal layer breaking down leading to ulcers

Answer :

In the mouth, salivary glands secrete saliva. Saliva is a watery fluid which contains an enzyme called salivary amylase which partially digests the starch and converts it into maltose sugar.

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