TITLE

Changing genes; losing lactase

AUTHOR(S)
Grand, R.J.; Montgomery, R.K.; Chitkara, D.K.; Hirschhorn, J.N.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Gut;May2003, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p617
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9737004

 

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