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Unformatted text preview: Pancreas Releases enzymes: Trypsinogen Procarboxypeptidase chymotrypsinogen See fig 41.21 flow chart of enzymatic digestion in the human digestive system Monosaccharides, amino acids, nitrogenous bases, sugars, and phosphates are all water soluble. Water soluble materials are absorbed into the blood stream Fat digestion Lacteals: part of lymphatic system Fats are absorbed by the lacteals Fat soluble materials go into the lymphatic system before being dumped into the bloodstream close to the heart. Eventually make it to the liver for detoxification. Differences between carnivores and herbivores Carnivores Small cecum Herbivores Large cecum Ruminants (cows) employ bacteria to break down cellulose...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course NPB NPB 101 taught by Professor Weidner/wingfield during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08