NEET Sample Paper NEET Sample Test Paper-16

  • question_answer The enzyme present in saliva is

    A)  Maltase                      

    B)  Ptyalin

    C)       Sucrase            

    D)      Invertase

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    The chemical process of digestion is initiated in the oral cavity by the hydrolytic action of the carbohydrate splitting enzyme, the. Salivary amylase (Ptyalin). About 30 per cent of starch is hydrolyzed here by this enzyme (optimum pH 6.8) into a disaccharide - maltose.


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