Asked in Biology, Microbiology
What is the purpose of lactose in the macconkey agar?
lactose in MacConkey agar helps to distinguish between lactose fermenters and lactose non -fermenters. it makes the medium selective for lactose fermenters. ...
Asked in Lactose Intolerance
Should lactose intolerant individuals consume a diet with no lactose in it?
Lactose intolerant individuals can consume lactose, but it must be consumed in moderation. ...
Asked in Food Safety, Food Science
Can milk be non-lactose?
Milk naturally contains the sugar lactose. Lactose-free milk is made by 'pre-digesting' the lactose in the milk. This is done by adding the enzyme lactase to the milk. The enzyme breaks down the lactose and people who can't digest lactose properly (lactose intolerance) can drink the milk without side-effects. ...