Chapter 41 Quiz #1 Hints
Know the details of protein digestion as discussed in lecture, on the CD ROM, and in your free response answer. Pay particular attention to the following ideas:
Where does protein digestion begin?
In protein digestion why are digestive enzymes in the small intestine and stomach released initially in an inactive form?
What is the name of the inactive enzyme that is released into the stomach for protein digestion?
What causes this enzyme to become activated?
What is the name of this enzyme once it is activated?
Where is protein digestion finished? What enzymes are involved and what do they do?
What is the name of the organ that produces and then dumps a number of digestive enzymes into the duodenum?
Know the details of carbohydrate digestion as discussed on the CD ROM, and in your free response answer. Pay particular attention to the following ideas:
Where does the process of carbohydrate digestion begin?
What is the name of the first enzyme to begin digestion of carbohydrates?
What organ releases this enzyme?
In what part of the digestive tract does the major part of carbohydrate digestion occur?
What enzymes are released here and what do they do?
Know the general anatomy of the digestive tract from mouth to anus and all the accessory organs. Pay particular attention to the following ideas:
What is the main function of the large intestine?
Why is our large intestine full of billions of E. Coli bacteria?
What is another name for the large intestine?
What is the name of the terminal portion of the large intestine, where the wastes of the digestive tract are stored before being eliminated from the body?