Consider the following:
1. Conversion of fats to fatty acids and glycerol
2. Conversion of proteins to amino acids
3. Conversion of starch to simple sugars
Which among the above is / are examples of Hydrolysis?
Hydrolysis is the breaking of a covalent bond by adding water. In all of the above examples, complex compounds are broken down to simpler compounds.
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