In mammals the digestion of starch starts from

In Mammals The Digestion Of Starch Starts From Biology Question

In mammals, the digestion of starch starts from

Options

(a) mouth
(b) oesophagus
(c) stomach
(d) duodenum

Correct Answer:

mouth

Explanation:

The digestion of starch (carbohydrate) is initiated in mouth due to the action of starch digesting enzyme ptyalin or salivary amylase present in saliva secreted by salivary glands.

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Topics: Human Digestion and Breathing (169)
Subject: Biology (4113)

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