Biology- Glossary Terms

  Biology- Glossary Terms         Substrate: It is the food on which an enzyme acts. Products: These are the substances released by the enzymes after the reaction is completed.   Amylase: It is found in saliva and duodenum. Used in industry to convert starch to sugars to make syrups and juices.   … Read more

Biology -Glossary Terms

  Biology -Glossary Terms   Digestion: The process begins from the mouth by salivary amylase (starch-breaking enzyme) and continues till the duodenum. The enzymes chemically break down food into simpler soluble products, stage by stage, and prepare nutrients for absorption. Ingestion: Food is ate, chewed and mixed with saliva. Assimilation: The nutrients are then assimilated … Read more