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What is the difference between pepsin trypsin

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Digest food: Hydrochloric acid and pepsin are produced in the stomach and help in the digestion of food. Hydrochloric acid also kills most the bacteria that we swa... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Stomach: Chief cells secrete pepsin and parietal or oxyntic cells secrete hydrochloric acid.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Pepsin: Pepsin is produced in the stomach in response to protein intake in food. The pesin is a digestive enzyme that the stomach produces in order to digest... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
NOT a hormone: Hi. Trypsin is NOT a hormone! It's an enzyme that digests dietary proteins. Trypsin is made by the pancreas and excreted into the small intestine when... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Protection: Pancreatic trypsin inhibitor keeps the activated pancreatic enzyme from attacking pancreas and prevents pancreatitis. Genetic variants of pancreatic t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Enzyme: An enzyme made in the pancreas capable of helping to digest proteins.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
No: Trypsin is produced by the pancreas.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
It...: Trypsin helps "snip" proteins into amino acids, which are absorbed and put together into proteins your body needs to make!
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Amino acid links: Pepsin is an enzyme whose zymogen (pepsinogen) is released by the chief cells in the stomach and that degrades food proteins into peptides. Pepsin is ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 25 years experience
No: Trypsin is produced by the pancreas.