Which among the following enzyme allows the cows to digest cellulose?

Answer: [C] beta-amylase

Correct answer is beta-amylase. Regarding amylase there is an interesting fact that it has proved its role in Human evolution. The salivary amylase levels found in the human lineage are six to eight times higher in humans than in chimpanzees, which are mostly fruit eaters and ingest little starch relative to humans.

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