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LCT gene

Known as: LACTASE-PHLORIZIN HYDROLASE, LACTASE, LCT 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Studies in mice and humans have revealed intriguing associations between host genetics and the microbiome. Here we report a 16S… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
In humans, the ability to digest lactose, the sugar in milk, declines after weaning because of decreasing levels of the enzyme… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BackgroundThe ability of adult humans to digest the milk sugar lactose - lactase persistence - is a dominant Mendelian trait that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
■ Abstract The enzyme lactase that is located in the villus enterocytes of the small intestine is responsible for digestion of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The ability to digest the milk sugar lactose as an adult (lactase persistence) is a variable genetic trait in human populations… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
  • D. Swallow
  • Annual review of genetics
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 24587425
The enzyme lactase that is located in the villus enterocytes of the small intestine is responsible for digestion of lactose in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Expression of lactase in the intestine persists into adult life in some people and not others, and this is due to a cis‐acting… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Lactase persistence, the genetic trait in which intestinal lactase activity persists at childhood levels into adulthood, varies… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND & AIMS Intestinal lactase activity is high in all healthy human babies, but in adults a genetic polymorphism, which… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Lactase is an enterocyte brush-border membrane beta-glycosidase that splits lactose, the sugar of milk. In mammals, including… Expand
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