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What function does each of the following play in the digestive process?

  1. Enzyme Trypsin
  2. Enzyme Lipase

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Solution

Digestion:

  1. Digestion is the complicated process of breaking down food into nutrients, which the body uses for energy, development, and cell repair.
  2. The digestion process also produces waste, which must be removed.

Trypsin:

  1. In the process of digestion, Trypsin is an enzyme that aids in protein digestion.
  2. Trypsin is found in small intestine.

Lipase:

  1. Lipase is an enzyme that aids in the digestion of lipids or fats.
  2. Lipase is synthesized by pancreas.

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