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Digestive enzymes

Digestive enzymes

enzymes that are utilised in the digestive system, enzymes that are hydrolases of macromolecules (e.g., amylases, proteinases).

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... it will be able to acquire enough food given the diffusion of the digestive enzymes it secretes - they really do benefit greatly from travelling in a swarm). 1 cyanobacteria ...

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by BlahBlahBlah
Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:46 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
Replies: 27
Views: 41526

Re: Mode of nutrition of spider and starfish

... is no longer commonly used. Spiders usually either secrete or inject digestive enzymes onto or into their prey and then suck up the digested organic matter. So saprophytic ...

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by wbla3335
Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:36 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mode of nutrition of spider and starfish
Replies: 5
Views: 7443

Digestive Enzymes and cooking temperatures

Hello, I'm researching what cooking temperatures (if any) can be used before a digestive enzyme such as bromelain, lipase can be heated before denature occurs? Would the same temperature levels be applied to proteins? Does anyone know what the typical temperature ...

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by LadEmma
Thu May 03, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestive Enzymes and cooking temperatures
Replies: 2
Views: 3314

MCQ on why lysosomes don't digest themselves

Lysosomes contain very powerful digestive enzymes that can break down proteins, carbohydrates and other molecules. Why don't these enzymes digest ...

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by fantic
Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: MCQ on why lysosomes don't digest themselves
Replies: 2
Views: 3279

Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... enzyme that has to be cleaved to be activated. Pepsin as well as other enzymes (enzymes are all proteins but not all proteins are enzymes) such ... for as easily and will result in improper digestion. This can result in digestive problems further down the line. Now, there is some validity to ...

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by daniel.kurz
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
Replies: 16
Views: 42644
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