What is Pepsin?
Pepsin is a powerful enzyme in gastric juices, that digests proteins such as those in seeds,eggs,meat,or dairy products.
Fun Fact: Pepsin can be found in "Pepto Bismol"
What happens if the protein isn't present?
If pepsin wasn't present in our stomachs we wouldn't be able to digest proteins.
Is Pepsin Structural?
Yes, Pepsin contains a pair of asparate residues which break peptide bonds next to aromatic amino acids such as tyrosine.