Starches are long chains of carbohydrate molecules. Amylase, an enzyme found in the saliva and pancreas, is needed for the initial digestion of starches. Which statement describes how amylase most likely works?
Amylase sends a signal to the digestive system that prepares the system to digest the starch.
Amylase binds to starch molecules and transports them to the digestive system.
Amylase speeds up the reaction that breaks down starches into simple sugars.
Amylase reacts with starch molecules to form simple sugars.
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