Lactose facts for kids
Lactose is a disaccharide that consists of galactose and glucose molecules. Lactose makes up around 2-8% of the solids in milk. The name comes from the Latin word for milk, plus the -ose ending used to name sugars. Lactose is found in milk products.
Digestion of lactose
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The molecular structure of α-lactose, as determined by X-ray crystallography.
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