Results for: Lactose

What is Lactose?

Well 'lactose' is the name of the sugar found in milk.The other names are: milk sugar and officially (IUPAC): β-D-galactopyranosyl-(1->4)-D-glucose
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What does lactose do?

Firstly, I think you phrased this question wrong because lactose is a substrate. It is the job of lactase (and enzyme) to break down lactose. Some people are lactose into (MORE)

Does cheese have lactose?

Actually, not all cheese has lactose. Typically hard aged cheeses, such as cheddar, contain little to no lactose. All Cabot cheeses contain zero (0) grams of lactose. Eating (MORE)

Is lactose a polysaccharide?

No, lactose is a disaccharide. In Greek, poly means many, and di means two. Lactose is composed of two molecules: galactose and glucose, both of which are monosaccharides (mon (MORE)
In Health

What are the elements in lactose?

Lactose, or milk sugar, is a disaccharide. This means that it consists of two sugar molecules. The molecules in lactose are galactose and glucose, both of which are monosaccha (MORE)
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Is Ecoli lactose?

What on earth do you mean? "Ecoli" or E. coli (full name Escherichia coli) is a a species of bacteria. Plenty of E. coli live in our gut and are helpful. Some strains (i.e. (MORE)