Sucrase

Enzyme that breaks down disaccharides into monosaccharides

Substrate

Disaccharides (Sucrose)

Product

Monosaccharides (Glucose, Fructose, Galactose)

Source

Small intestine

Description

Sucrase is an enzyme that exists in cells in your body which break down sucrose, a kind of sugar, into glucose and fructose, which are two simpler kinds of sugars.

Temperature & pH

Temperature: 40˚ C

pH: 2.0

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Citations

"Digestive Enzymes." Flashcards. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2015.

"I Need a Definition of Sucrase.?" Yahoo! Answers. Yahoo!, n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2015.

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