Comparative studies on different small intestinal oligosaccharidase activities in some vertebrates and invertebrates like molluscs.


Oligosaccharidase activities of the small intestinal mucosal homogenates were measured in vertebrates viz fish, toad, garden-lizard (calotes), pigeon, rat and some invertebrates viz, molluscsa. Maximum activities of the enzymes Lactase, Sucrase and Maltase were found in the mammalian species rat, whereas much less activities were found in the non-mammalian… (More)