Biology

Pepsin is secreted as an inactive precursor called pepsinogen because

Pepsin is secreted as an inactive precursor called pepsinogen because
  • A.
    pepsin as an enzyme is quickly destroyed by the alkaline food from the mouth
  • B.
    . all digestive enzymes pass through a precursor stage
  • C.
    pepsin is a proteolytic enzyme and might attack the stomach tissues
  • D.
    pepsin is not required in large quantities
Correct Answer: Option B
Explanation