An enzyme secreted from gastric glands in stomach that acts on proteins is
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An enzyme secreted from gastric glands in stomach that acts on proteins is pepsin. It is an enzyme whose zymogen/precursor (pepsinogen) is released by the chief cells in the stomach and that degrades food proteins into peptides.
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In context with the adaptations of the stomach in humans, fill in the blanks by choosing the correct option.
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