In the human body, some digestive enzymes are amylase, lipase, pepsin, trypsin and nuclease. Digestive enzymes breakdown different types of nutrients, such as lipids, carbohydrates and proteins as digested food makes its... More »

Enzymes are special proteins that control the speed of certain functions in the body; without them, chemical reactions would take place too slowly to keep a person alive. There are many different types of enzymes in the ... More »

The Serrapetase enzyme is a chemical substance that is derived from silkworms. In Japan and Europe, serrapeptase is a commonly used drug for the treatment of many different types of health conditions, according to WebMD.... More »

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Gastric juice contains two active digestive enzymes, pepsin and gastric lipase, as stated by InnerBody. These two enzymes are produced by the chief cells lining gastric pits in the stomach. More »

The enzymes that break down protein include trypsin, chymotrypsin, pepsin, thermolysin, glutamyl endopeptidase, elastase, bromelain and papain. Trypsin, pepsin, elastase, thermolysin, glutamyl, endopeptidase and chymotry... More »

In the human body, mitosis occurs in the nucleus of the body's normal cells (the somatic cells). It does not occur in gamete cells (cells that are a part of reproduction). More »

The brain is important in the human body because it allows a person to think, feel and store memories, and it controls and coordinates the body’s actions and reactions, states the Atlanta Brain and Spine Care. The brain ... More »