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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enzyme

Enzymes /ˈɛnzaɪmz/ are macromolecular biological catalysts. Enzymes accelerate chemical reactions. The molecules upon which enzymes may act are called ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digestive_enzyme

Digestive enzymes are enzymes that break down polymeric macromolecules into their smaller building blocks, in order to facilitate their absorption by the body.

www.novozymes.com/en/about-us/our-business/what-are-enzymes

Novozymes' customers use enzymes to replace chemicals in, and improve efficiency of, a wide variety of industrial processes, for example in the manufacture of ...

www.passmyexams.co.uk/GCSE/biology/enzymes-and-digestion.html

As we know enzymes are important molecules, they are particularly important in digestion as they help break down large, insoluble food molecules into small, ...

www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1840-digestive-enzymes

Jul 13, 2011 ... Enzymes are globular proteins that control biological reactions. Digestive enzymes speed up the breakdown (hydrolysis) of food molecules into ...

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_aqa_pre_2011/enzymes/enzymes_and_digestion2.shtml

A secondary school revision resource for AQA GCSE Additional Science about enzymes and digestion.

www.enzymestuff.com/digestion.htm

Aug 25, 2005 ... This is an important consideration when considering enzymes. First, amylase is contained in everyone's saliva. Amylase is the enzyme that ...

www.britannica.com/science/maltase

maltase: enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the disaccharide maltose to the simple sugar glucose. The enzyme is found in plants, bacteria, and yeast; ...

healthyeating.sfgate.com/functions-amylase-protease-lipase-digestive-enzymes-3325.html

Any enzyme that breaks down protein into its building blocks, amino acids, is called a protease, which is a general term. Your digestive tract produces a number ...