Responsible for the breaking down of maltose into glucose. This enzyme is found in plants, bacteria, and yeast.The glucose produced is either utilized by the body or stored in the liver as glycogen.
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The function of maltase?
Maltase is a biological catalyst used in digestion. Once starch has been broken down to maltose,maltase continues the chemical digestion and breaks the maltose down to glucose, ie a soluble, smaller molecule that can easily be absorbed. ...