Q. 58 B4.6( 10 Votes )

Name the substances on which the following enzymes act in the human digestive system :

(i) Trypsin (ii) Amylase

(iii) Pepsin (iv) Lipase

Answer :

(b) -

(i) Trypsin is a pancreatic enzyme which digests protein into amino acids.


(ii) Amylase acts on carbohydrates (starch) and converts it into sucrose.


(iii) Pepsin is a digestive enzyme which digests the proteins and converts them into smaller molecules.


(iv) The enzyme lipase digests fat into fatty acids and glycerol.


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