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17 February, 05:42

Late one night, while studying for your anatomy class, you open a box of saltine crackers to do a little snacking. after chewing on a starchy morsel for a few minutes, you begin to notice a sweet taste in your mouth. what accounts for this?

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  1. 17 February, 06:04
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    Salivary amylase in your saliva breaks down the starchy morsel as you chew. The starch breaks down into maltose that accounts for the sweet taste in your mouth.
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