What is Amylase? - Definition & Function


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Which of the following is a monomer?

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1. Which of the following is correct about amylase?

2. How are glucose monomers connected together in a starch polymer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on the quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of what amylase does. You will also be tested on monomers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The way that glucose monomers are connected in a starch polymer
  • How the starch we eat is broken down
  • What amylase does

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of amylase
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on amylase
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question identifying an example of a monomer

Additional Learning

Learn more about amylase by completing the lesson titled What is Amylase? - Definition & Function. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Understand how enzymes help reactions happen
  • Define digest
  • Review macromolecules and polymers