The inner lining of the stomach is protected by one of the following from hydrochloric acid. Choose the correct one
(C) Salivary amylase
- Pepsin is an enzyme released in the stomach for the breakdown of proteins .
- The mucus present in the inner lining of the stomach protects it from the acidic action of hydrochloric acid.
- Salivary amylase is an enzyme reset in saliva which helps in the breakdown of starch.
- Bile is produced by the liver and it helps in emulsification of fats i.e. breakdown of fats into smaller pieces.
So, the correct answer is (b)