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    1-Function of pepsin?
    2-who secretes pepsin?
    3-what ph pepsin needs?
    4- patient has an alkaline ph in the stomach what will ne high and what will be low?
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    why even bother with the obvious. Just know where you are need it and where you can help the most.

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    who knows???????????????????????
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    why even bother with the obvious. Just know where you are need it and where you can help the most.

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    Pepsin is produced from the chief cells in the stomach and it is for protein digestion. The optimal pH is 1.0-3.0 and it is stimulated by CN X
    Inactive pepsinogen which is first secreted is activasted by H+ to active Pepsin

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    Pepsin Is From Cheif Cell
    Pepsinogen To Pepsin By H
    H Comes From Hcl

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