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Describe the process of digestion of protein in stomach.

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The proenzyme pepsinogen gets converted into the active enzyme pepsin; on exposure to hydrochloric acid. Pepsin converts proteins into proteoses and peptones (peptides).

Pepsinogen + HCl Pepsin + protein proteose + peptone.

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