In human body, the functions of the liver include:
1. Storing amino acids that were absorbed in the capillaries of the small intestine
2. Detoxifying harmful substances such as alcohol, certain drugs and nicotine
3. Synthesizing bile salts that emulsify lipids
4. Breaking down peptides into amino acids
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [B] Only 1, 2 & 3

The liver does not break down peptides into amino acids. It performs all of other functions given in question.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module