Name the type of carbohydrate that can be digested by ruminants but not by humans

cbse
cbse-class-7-science
nutrition-in-animals

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Name the type of carbohydrate that can be digested by ruminants but not by humans. Give the reason also.

Answer:
Cellulose can be digested by ruminants but not by humans. This is because in the rumen of ruminants, special enzymes are secreted for digestion of cellulose which are absent in humans.