how is cellulose digested in our body?

Asked by  | 17th Apr, 2008, 09:57: PM

Expert Answer:

cellulose is not digested in human body bcoz our body lacks cellulose digesting enzymes . it is of no use bt it helps for the movement of food bolus in the ailimentary canal.it is egested out as such.

cellulose is digested n assimilated in ruminants as cow buffalo etc as they hv cellulase enzyme n a 4 chambered stomach for digestion of celulose

Answered by  | 18th Apr, 2008, 05:16: PM

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