what is the function of erepsin

Asked by neelsid | 11th May, 2009, 04:41: PM

Expert Answer:

Erepsin is an enzyme that digests peptones into amino acids. It works only on the outside peptide bonds of a peptone. It is produced by the intestinal glands in the ileum and are found in the intestinal juices. Its optimum pH is around pH 8

Answered by  | 11th May, 2009, 10:40: PM

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