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Protein Digestion

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by chaudo25
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Proteins

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1. MouthProteins crushed by chewing and moistened by saliva.

Protein Digestion

II. Stomach-Proteins denatured by hydrochloric acid.-Pepsin activated to break protein into single amino acids and smaller polypeptides.

III. Liver-Amino acids converted to glucose or fat.-Used for energy or to build new protein, or sent to cells as needed.

IV. PancreasProteases are produced and released into small intestine.

V. Small Intestine-Proteases digest polypeptides into smaller units.-Cells complete the breakdown of tripeptides and dipeptides into single amino acids.-Single amino acids then absorbed into bloodstream.

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Citations[Protein Digestion and Absorption] Youtube. Retrieved on 02/18/2016 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL7-fYBtJ1Y[Liver Image] Santiago Canyon College. Retrieved on 02/18/2016 from https://www.sccollege.edu/SiteCollectionImages/Private/816 _ liver.jpg[Stomach Image] New Hope Medical Center. Retrieved on 02/18/2016 from https://newhopemedicalcenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/stomach1.jpg[Pancreas Image] Pancreas. Retrieved on 02/18/2016 from https://pancreaspictures.org/large/3/Pancreas-Pictures-3.jpg[Small Intestine Image] Visible Body. Retrieved on 02/18/2016 from https://www.argosymedical.com/Digestive/samples/images/SmallIntestines.jpg[Mouth Image] Voices of Praise. Retrieved on 02/18/2016 from https://www.vopc.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/bigmouth.jpg


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