Pepsin

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&nbsp;Pepsin is an enzyme produced by the chief cell of the stomach<ref>This is a reference to a fact sheet written by Jillian O'keeffe in a online health website:fckLRhttp://www.livestrong.com/article/346334-pepsin-enzyme-facts/</ref>. Its role is to break down large proteins from food into smaller polypeptides in order to be digest by the small intestine.  
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Pepsin is an [[enzyme|enzyme]] produced by the chief cell of the [[stomach|stomach]]<ref>This is a reference to a fact sheet written by Jillian O'keeffe in a online health website:fckLRhttp://www.livestrong.com/article/346334-pepsin-enzyme-facts/</ref>. Its role is to break down large [[proteins|proteins]] from food into smaller [[polypeptides|polypeptides]] in order to be digest by the [[small intestines|small intestine]].  
  
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Revision as of 06:21, 4 December 2015

Pepsin is an enzyme produced by the chief cell of the stomach[1]. Its role is to break down large proteins from food into smaller polypeptides in order to be digest by the small intestine.

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  1. This is a reference to a fact sheet written by Jillian O'keeffe in a online health website:fckLRhttp://www.livestrong.com/article/346334-pepsin-enzyme-facts/
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