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MRCOG PART 1 - PHYSIOLOGY

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GI physiology

GI physiology Posted by Farrukh G.

Question

With respect to the enzymes secreted by the pancreas

A.     The pancreas does not secrete enzymes that digest carbohydrates

B.     Trypsinogen is activated by enterokinase produced by the intestinal mucosa             

C.    Enterokinase is activated by trypsin

D.    The conversion of trypsinogen to trypsin begins in the pancreatic duct

E.     The optimal pH for the function of pancreatic enzymes is 3.5 – 4.8

Posted by Farrukh G.

Correct answer = B