Intestinal juice

 Intestinal Juice can be found in the small intestine , its action culminates the process of degradation of Nutrients that will be absorbed by the intestinal mucosa to subsequently pass into the blood and lymph . Composition Some of this …

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Pepsin

Pepsin . Digestive enzyme that breaks down food proteins. It is secreted by cells in the lining of the stomach. It is released as pepsinogen. Discovery It was discovered in 1836 by Theodor Schwann . It did not crystallize …

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Lactase

Lactase is an enzyme produced in the small intestine , which plays a vital role in the breakdown of lactose ( a process necessary for its absorption by our body ) into its two basic components: glucose and galactose . If lactase levels are low …

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Bantu

Bantu . Word by which the inhabitants of the native towns that occupy a large part of Africa south of the line of Ecuador in that territory are known. Their grouping responds to linguistic criteria and not …

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Upper Volta

Republic of Upper Volta ( French : République de Haute-Volta ). It was an autonomous African republic within the French Community established on December 11, 1958 , formerly known as French Upper Volta . On August 1 , 1960 , independence from the French government is officially …

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