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Answered 2009-02-16 01:52:39

An enzyme, present in gastric juices, which begins the hydrolysis of proteins. It is one of the only enzyme that can work well in highly acidic environments. As far as I know, Pepsin does not exactly produce anything. But, it has enzymatic activity. It is the activated form of pepsinogen, produced in the stomack, and is part of the digestive juices. Pepsin and hydrochloric acid cooperates in the digestion of protein. Furter information can be found on related links.

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