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What is the role of the acid in our stomach?

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Following are the roles of acid in our stomach: 

i. Acidify the food for proper action of pepsin 

ii. Conversion of pepsinogen and prorenin into active forms of pepsin and renin, 

iii. Killing of micro- organisms present in food.

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