Lipid and Vitamin Absorption in the Intestine
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Lipid and Vitamin Absorption in the Intestine

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Where does the chemical digestion of proteins initially begin?

Stomach

What is the primary function of lipases secreted by the pancreas?

Emulsify fats

What is the site of absorption for glucose and galactose?

Epithelial cells of the small intestine

Which enzyme breaks down milk proteins in infants?

<p>Rennin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of brush border enzymes in the small intestine?

<p>Free single amino acids</p> Signup and view all the answers

The large intestine is responsible for the chemical digestion of carbohydrates

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The mucosa of the large intestine has a large number of mucus-producing goblet cells

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Disaccharides are simple sugars that are absorbed immediately

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Cellulose is a digestible polysaccharide found in the diet

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Mass movements in the large intestine help mix food with enzymes

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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