Digestive System- small intestine + pancreas

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hespirides
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Digestive System- small intestine + pancreas

Post by hespirides » Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:18 pm

How do the pancreas affect pepsin. I think i heard that pepsine becomes inactive? But how?
What is the point of cholecystokinin (CCK)

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Post by JackBean » Tue Nov 10, 2009 2:41 am

pancreatic juices are not so acidic as the ones from stomach and because pepsin has very low pH optimum, it does not work than ;)
http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=cholecystokinin
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Post by TheVirus » Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:19 am

That's right. It has an optimum pH of 2.
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