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Lactase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lactase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.410.100.500
Unique ID
D043322
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043322
Scope Note
An enzyme which catalyzes the hydrolysis of LACTOSE to D-GALACTOSE and D-GLUCOSE. Defects in the enzyme cause LACTOSE INTOLERANCE.
Entry Term(s)
Lactose Galactohydrolase
Registry Number
EC 3.2.1.108
Previous Indexing
beta-Galactosidase (1990-2003)
See Also
Lactose Intolerance
Public MeSH Note
2004; LACTASE was indexed under BETA-GALACTOSIDASE 1990-2003
History Note
2004; use LACTASE (NM) 1990-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Lactase Preferred
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