2007
DOI: 10.1590/s0100-879x2007001100004
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Abstract: AbstractThe C/T-13910 mutation is the major factor responsible for the persistence of the lactase-phlorizin hydrolase (LCT ) gene expression. Mutation G/A-22018 appears to be only in co-segregation with C/T-13910. The objective of the present study was to assess the presence of these two mutations in Brazilian individuals with and without lactose malabsorption diagnosed by the hydrogen breath test (HBT). Ten milk-tolerant and 10 milk-intolerant individuals underwent the HBT after oral ingestion of 50 g lactos… Show more

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