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Homework Help: physiology

Posted by Anna on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 6:54pm.

Which of the following statements regarding pepsin is FALSE?

Pepsin is derived from the inactive enzyme pepsinogen

Pepsin primarily works to digest fatty acids

Pepsinogen secretion is stimulated by increased protein concentration, gastric distension, and the sight/smell/taste of food

Pepsinogen is converted to pepsin in the presence of a high concentration of H+ ions as well as the presence of pepsin itself

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