Salivary Amylase: Structure & Chemistry


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Salivary amylase does what?

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1. Groups of molecules that speed up chemical reactions are called what?

2. Where does chemical digestion of food actually begin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this quiz and worksheet combination is a review of amylase composition. You can find questions about the molecules that speed up chemical reactions, and the elements needed for salivary amylase to properly function.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to see the following topics on this quiz and worksheet:

  • The group of molecules needed for speedy chemical reactions
  • The site of chemical digestion beginning for food
  • Elements needed for salivary amylase
  • The form of amylase used during chemical digestion

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have read about the beginning site of chemical reactions for food
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you know the term for the molecules that initiate speedy reactions
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the form of amylase that is utilized during digestion

Additional Learning

To see more, check out the lesson titled, Salivary Amylase: Structure & Chemistry. Inside, you will have access to these other topics:

  • The structure of salivary amylase
  • Protein structure
  • A 3-D diagram of salivary amylase