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Name the parts of digestive system?

Pancreas, Small/Large Intestine, Liver, Stomach, Gallbladder, Salivary Glands etc...

Where is Amylase produced and what does it do?

In the salivary glands and the pancreas.


It breaks down starch to glucose.

Where is lipase produced and what does it do?

Lipase is produced in the small intestine and the pancreas.


It breaks down fats into fatty acids and glycerol

Where is protease produced and what does it do?

Protease is produced in the pancreas and intestine.


Protease breaks down proteins into amino acids.

Where is bile produced and what does it do?

Bile is produced in the liver.


Bile helps digestion.

What happens to enzymes if they’re at high/low temperatures?

At high they work faster until they become too hot and reach their optimal pH and become denatured.


At cold they work slower.

What is the lock and key mechanism?

Lock is the enzyme and key is the substrate. The key should fit in the lock hole.