Enzymes in the digestive system



This video compares the food groups carbohydrates, fats and proteins and describes how they are broken down in the digestive system by enzymes. It also covers the Required Practical ‘use a range of reagents to test for various food groups’. 

Key Words

oesophagus, pancreas, glycerol, fatty acids, pepsin, amylase, neutralisation, hydrochloric acid, amino acids, emulsification, carbohydrase, RPA, protease, lipase