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## #1 2013-10-17 19:24:59

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### Digestive System

Can you tell me about the enzymes?

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## #2 2013-10-17 20:03:32

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### Re: Digestive System

Before you get to the enzymes the first and major constituent is good old fashioned HCl.

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## #3 2013-10-18 00:31:58

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### Re: Digestive System

My Science Book wrote:

Pepsin is a major enzyme of gastric juice which functions in acidic medium. It hydrolises proteins into soluble fragments called proteoses and peptones.

The enzyme gastric lipase partially breaks down fat into its components.

Renin (active only in infants) curdles the milk by converting soluble milk protein casein into insoluble protein called paracasein.

Pancreatic Juice consists of Trypsin, Amylase and Lipase.
Trypsin breaks down proteins, preteoses and peptones to form peptides.
Pancreatic lipase acts on emulsified acts on emulsified fat to form fatty acids and glycerol.
Pancreatic Amylase acts on starch, glycogen, dextrins and other complex carbohydrates to form maltose and similar other sugars.

Other important things which are not enzymes include Hydrochloric Acid, Insulin, Glucagon, Saliva.

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## #4 2013-10-18 11:06:27

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### Re: Digestive System

There  is an enzyme in saliva called ptyalin.

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## #5 2013-10-18 18:00:21

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### Re: Digestive System

It breaks down Sugars into starch?

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## #6 2013-10-18 20:28:20

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### Re: Digestive System

By the way, why did my bird turn to a large eye? Glitch?

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## #7 2013-10-18 20:44:16

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### Re: Digestive System

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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## #8 2013-10-18 21:06:07

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### Re: Digestive System

It is a birdie now.

Yes, ptyalin is what gives you that sweet taste when you chew on strach.

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## #9 2013-10-19 12:53:25

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### Re: Digestive System

Okay.

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## #10 2013-10-19 18:38:57

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### Re: Digestive System

On, I od ton. Ttha ezpluz scusk. Ti souhdl ton eb lledca a ezpluz enev.

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## #11 2013-10-19 22:08:41

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### Re: Digestive System

Did you digest the eyeball?

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## #12 2013-10-19 22:34:36

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### Re: Digestive System

No, but I will cook the bird

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## #13 2013-10-19 22:52:01

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### Re: Digestive System

Do not forget to save me some.

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## #14 2013-12-29 16:19:07

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### Re: Digestive System

Okay.

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## #15 2013-12-29 19:22:14

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### Re: Digestive System

Is the bird okay now?

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