Sci prog 200992(pt 3-4):241-87 the molecular basis of lactose intolerance campbell ak(1), waud jp, matthews sb author information: (1)department of.
By james randerson a quick and cheap genetic test will soon be able to identify people with lactose intolerance the test will be a boon for. Lactose intolerance is a condition in which people have symptoms due to the decreased ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in dairy products those affected.
However, it was not until the 1960s that the biochemical basis of lactose became available in europe after the 15th and 16th century voyages of explorers. Use glucose test strips to investigate the function of the lactase enzyme and discover what it means for milk to be explore the basis of lactose intolerance background information, videos, additional classroom explorations and more.
The objective is to explore the biochemical basis for lactose intolerance you will add the enzyme lactase to solutions containing the milk sugar lactose, and then.
Lactose and lactase: exploring enzymes as catalysts basic compounds like baking soda can damage enzymes like lactase, preventing them from working. In new zealand, we drink a lot of milk, so you might be surprised to learn that most adults in the world are lactose intolerant and can't consume.