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What happens to the amylase when you swallow?
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Your mouth produces salivary amylase and your stomach is highly acidic. So what happens to the amylase when you swallow?

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A year ago

It continues to work until it gets denatured or digested by pepsin or other enzymes.



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A year ago

I presume it's denatured in the stomach and then digested just like any other protein.



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