Genetics of lactose digestion in humans

Adv Hum Genet. 1987;16:1-77. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4757-0620-8_1.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Animals
  • Calcium / metabolism
  • Cattle
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Disaccharidases / genetics
  • Disaccharidases / metabolism
  • Disease Susceptibility
  • Diseases in Twins
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Feeding Behavior
  • Galactosidases / genetics*
  • Gene Frequency
  • Global Health
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intestinal Absorption
  • Lactose / metabolism*
  • Lactose Intolerance / ethnology
  • Lactose Intolerance / genetics*
  • Lactose Intolerance / metabolism
  • Milk / adverse effects
  • Milk / metabolism
  • Phenotype
  • Selection, Genetic
  • beta-Galactosidase / genetics*
  • beta-Galactosidase / metabolism

Substances

  • Disaccharidases
  • Galactosidases
  • beta-Galactosidase
  • Lactose
  • Calcium