milk sugar


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milk sugar:

see lactoselactose
or milk sugar,
white crystalline disaccharide (see carbohydrate). It has the same empirical formula (C12H22O11) as sucrose (cane sugar) and maltose but differs from both in structure (see isomer).
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milk sugar

[′milk ‚shu̇g·ər]
(biochemistry)
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As its name suggests, lacto (milk) bacillus (bacteria) acidophilus means that this friendly bacteria eats milk sugar (lactose).
and adding it to regular milk yourself: five drops per quart can break down over 70% of the milk sugar in 24 hours (for greater reduction, let it stand for 48 to 72 hours).
They occur in varying degrees after products with milk sugar are consumed.
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These people lack the necessary digestive enzyme to break down the milk sugar, lactose.
coli, the researchers suggest, the introduction of the lac operon--a cluster of genes encoding proteins that metabolize the milk sugar lactose--probably permitted the bacterium to establish its current home in the colons of mammals.
Lactase is the enzyme necessary to break down milk sugar into assimilable foi-m.
Then there was the possibility that it was not the protein to which the child was sensitive, but the milk sugar, lactose.
Most supermarkets now carry special brands of lactase-treated milk, in which the milk sugar is predigested.