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Biochemistry Slides by Sea Shell

Sucrose is a non-reducing sugar.
Only monosaccharides can be absorbed in the small intestine. Disaccharides are hydrolyzed first by brush border enzymes.
Isomaltase cleaves a-1, 6 branch points.
α-Amylase is secreted by both the pancreas and the parotid gland.
Bacterial cell walls contain a heteropolysaccharide consisting of alternating N-acetylglucosamine + N-acetylmuramic acid residues.
Hyaluronidase splits hyaluronic acid:
■ Promotes depolymerization
of ECM
■ Lowers HA viscosity and
increases CT permeability

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