What are the functions of gastric glands present in the wall of the stomach?

The gastric glands are tube-like, branched structures present at the inner lining of the stomach. They are the basic secretory unit of the stomach and are composed of various cell components that perform specific functions.

The function of these enzymes are as follows:

(a) Production of pepsin enzyme that digests proteins.

(b) Secretion of mucus for the protection of the inner lining of the stomach.

(c) Secretion of HCl, which kills the bacteria and foreign harmful organisms in the food.

Was this answer helpful?

 
   

4.5 (1)

(1)
(0)

Choose An Option That Best Describes Your Problem

Thank you. Your Feedback will Help us Serve you better.

Leave a Comment

Your Mobile number and Email id will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*

BOOK

Free Class

Ask
Question