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Yellowy-green liquid made in the liver and stored in the gall bladder. It is released into the small intestine and emulsifies fats.
Washing detergent that contains enzymes.
Enzyme which speeds up the breakdown of carbohydrates.
A substance which speeds up a chemical reaction. At the end of the reaction the catalyst remains chemically unchanged.
The minimum energy needed to start off a reaction.
The site on an enzyme where the reactants bind.
The building block of protein.
The enzyme made in the salivary glands and the pancreas which speeds up the breakdown of starch into simple sugars.
Change the shape of an enzyme so that it can no longer speed up a reaction.
Broken down into small molecules by the digestive enzymes.
The mixture of enzymes and other chemicals produced by the digestive system.
Breaks down into tiny droplets which will form an emulsion.
A protein molecule that acts as biological catalyst.
An acidic building block of lipids.
A neutral building block of lipids.
Carbohydrate store in animals, including the muscles, liver and brain.
An enzyme which converts one form of a molecule into another.
Enzyme which breaks down fats and oils into glycerol and fatty acids.
Fats and oils.
An enzyme which breaks down protein.
Glands in the jaw which secrete salivary amylase.
The material or molecule upon which an enzyme acts.