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Unformatted text preview: complement proteins) 1. mechanical processes: breaking up food; mixing in saliva; forming bolus-saliva dampened ball of food 2. chemical processes: carbohydrate digestion=salivary amylase- breaks down carbohydrates; pH buffering; limited lipid digestion=salivary lipase-breaks down lipids as a child 3. immunity: lysozyme-anti-bacterial enzyme in saliva...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course BCOR 1010 taught by Professor Latier,jef during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.
- Fall '07