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lactase

[′lak‚tās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of lactose to dextrose and galactose.
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Specifically, students monitor the hydrolysis of o-nitrophenyl-b-d-galactopyranoside (ONPG), a substitute for lactose, by lactase (obtained from Lactaid Fast Act[R] tablets).
In addition, Celebration distributes a variety of other frozen dessert products, such as HP Hood's Lactaid Scoopful' It also has partnerships with Masterfoods USA and the M&M's and Snickers brands as well as providing co-branding partnerships with retailers.
In addition to store brands such as Great Value and Rouse's, milk competitors include Barbe's, Brown's Dairy, Horizon Organic, Lactaid, Lala Foods, and Silk Soy Milk.
Lactase-treated products (such as Lactaid milk) may be better tolerated.
After four weeks the cows were introduced to Lactaid, at 50gms-a-head per day over four weeks, before returning to the control diet.
In addition to Splenda, Sandler's portfolio of brands includes Lactaid, a milk and dietary supplement for the lactose intolerant which grossed more than $97 million this year; Viactiv, a vitamin supplement that has generated more than $27 million in sales this year; and Benecol, a brand of products that aid in the reduction of cholesterol, which had $15.
Other nationally known brands to have banned the hormone include Tillamook cheese, Safeway's Lucerne milk, Lactaid milk and Stonyfield Farm yogurt.
Lactase pills, such as Lactaid tablets, or Lactaid milk can also be used if you are lactose intolerant, temporarily or indefinitely.
Lactase (such as Lactaid, Dairy Ease, and Lactrase) helps digest foods that contain lactose.
THE UP TO 50 million sufferers of lactose intolerance, or the inability to digest milk sugars, will be grateful for Lactaid Fast Act Dietary Supplement, which works twice as fast as similar products to help relieve the gas, diarrhea, and bloating associated with the condition.
If your symptoms lessen, try taking a lactaid supplement with any meal with dairy.