Name the correct substrate for the following enzymes:
(a) Trypsin
(b) Amylase
(c) Pepsin
(d) Lipase

AcademicBiologyNCERTClass 10

(i) Trypsin acts on proteins.
(ii) Amylase acts on starch.
(iii) Pepsin acts on proteins.
(iv) Lipase acts on emulsified fat.

[Extra information:

(i) Pepsin: Pepsin helps in the digestion of proteins into amino acids.

(ii) Amylase: An enzyme in saliva called amylase begins to break down into maltose sugar.

(iii) Lipase: It is an enzyme that acts on emulsified fats (lipids) into digestible form.]

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:27