February 26, 2017

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Posted by Anna on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 6:23pm.

Which of the following is FALSE regarding carbohydrate digestion and absorption?

Carbohydrates are broken into monosachrides prior to absorption

The removal of sodium and monosachrides from the intestinal lumen favors water secretion

Monosachrides are primarily absorbed via co-transport with sodium as part of a secondary active transport mechanism

The breakdown of carbohydrates is facilitated by the enzyme amylase, which is secreted by both the salivary glands and the pancreas

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