Changing genes; losing lactase

Grand, R.J.; Montgomery, R.K.; Chitkara, D.K.; Hirschhorn, J.N.
May 2003
Gut;May2003, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p617
Academic Journal
Focuses on the developmental pattern of lactase expression in the human fetus. Association between the transcriptional regulation of the lactase-phlorizin hydrolase gene by polymorphisms with persistence of high levels of intestinal lactase activity or non-persistence; Decrease in lactase activity during mid-childhood.


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