DigestionQA - Digestion Seminar Q & A 1) Describe the...

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1) Describe the sources of digestive enzymes along the alimentary canal. salivary glands – amylase, lipase gastric glands – pepsin, lipase intestinal epithelium – proteases, nucleases, amylases pancreas– proteases, lipases, nucleases, amylases 2) Describe the structural adaptations of the small intestine that help increase the rate at which the products of digestion can be absorbed. Increased surface area folds = rugae and plicae villi = folds in the epithelium microvilli = folds in the cell membrane of intestinal cells 3) Describe several functions of the liver and its anatomical connection to the alimentary canal. production of bile storage of fat (triglycerides) storage of carbs (glycogen) conjugation of toxins to water-soluble molecules 4) Trace the path of pancreatic juice production and secretion. Explain how this path differs from the production and secretion of insulin. Pancreatic juice is produced by acinar cells and is secreted into the
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