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lactase activity

Known as: lactose galactohydrolase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: lactose + H2O = D-glucose + D-galactose. [EC:3.2.1.108]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE We sought to ascertain whether the timing of feeding initiation affected the development of intestinal lactase activity… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Breath hydrogen excretion was measured in eight lactase (EC 3.2.1.108)-deficient volunteers ingesting 18 g lactose in the form of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The development of rat intestinal L-Ph specific activity displays a well-known post weaning decline. In contrast, total lactase… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Lactase-deficient subjects absorb lactose in yogurt more effectively than lactose in other dairy products. However, as all… Expand
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1983
1983
In the adult rat, starvation during 48 hours led to a three fold increase of lactase specific activity in the intestinal brush… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Intestinal lactase activity was assessed indirectly in 156 American Indians by measuring breath hydrogen after an oral lactose… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
To compare sensitivity, specificity and convenience, four indirect methods of detecting lactase deficiency were tested… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Intestinal lactase activity, which is high in the infant rat intestine but falls to a low level by the end of the third week… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Abstract 1. 1.|Both lactase and glucoamylase were obtained in a highly purified form from the small intestine of baby rats, by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
C HRONIC diarrhea due to deficient absorption of certain disaccharides has been described recently in infants and children as new… Expand
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