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Descriptor English: Lactose
Descriptor Spanish: Lactosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Lactose
Descriptor French: Lactose
Entry term(s): Anhydrous Lactose
Lactose, Anhydrous
Tree number(s): D09.698.629.305.340
D09.947.750.340
HP7.029.152.257
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007785
Scope note: A disaccharide of GLUCOSE and GALACTOSE in human and cow milk. It is used in pharmacy for tablets, in medicine as a nutrient, and in industry.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Sweetening Agents
Registry Number: J2B2A4N98G
CAS Type 1 Name: D-Glucose, 4-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl-
DeCS ID: 7962
Unique ID: D007785
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Lactose - Preferred
Concept UI M0012177
Scope note A disaccharide of GLUCOSE and GALACTOSE in human and cow milk. It is used in pharmacy for tablets, in medicine as a nutrient, and in industry.
Preferred term Lactose
Anhydrous Lactose - Narrower
Concept UI M0582744
Preferred term Anhydrous Lactose
Entry term(s) Lactose, Anhydrous



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