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Current concepts in lactose malabsorption and intolerance

Current concepts in lactose malabsorption and intolerance

Annual Review of Nutrition 9: 475-502

This article reviews current concepts of the physiology of lactose absorption, recent advances in characterizing lactase, and the pathophysiology of lactose malabsorption. Recent advances in the diagnosis of lactose malabsorption and its treatment are also reviewed. A glossary of terms associated with lactose digestion and absorption is included.

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Accession: 001790471

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PMID: 2669882

DOI: 10.1146/annurev.nu.09.070189.002355

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