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The two-sugar molecule lactose is broken down into its constituents, glucose and galactose, by the enzyme lactase.
The dependence of the maximum signal change parameter A on galactose concentration at different temperatures is similar to that obtained for G0D.
show that that the reactions of glucose with each of the oxidants give a higher Ea than that of galactose.
Flies with impaired GALE function also succumb in greater numbers when exposed to galactose during development, similar to patients with defects in the same area of their metabolic pathway.
Most newborn-screening programs for galactosemia in the US monitor blood spot galactose concentrations with a fluorescence assay as a first-line screen and follow up with a fluorometric blood spot enzyme assay for GALT, known as the Beutler test (6).
However, notes Cramer, the new analysis does offer "demographic confirmation of what we have observed both experimentally, when you feed a mouse high galactose, and clinically, in women with galactosemia [an inability to metabolize galactose].
Blood tests measuring enzyme activity, conducted by the researchers, demonstrated that women with ovarian cancer were likely to be deficient in their abilities to break down the galactose into glucose, the end product of carbohydrate metabolism that can then be used by the body as a nutrient.
DAVANAT([R]), the Company's lead drug candidate, is a polysaccharide, carbohydrate polymer, composed of mannose and galactose (galactomannan).
All affected patients had positive results in the neonatal total galactose screening test performed by colorimetric enzyme assay on dried-blood spots and underwent radiometric assay testing for enzyme activities in erythrocytes (13, 14).
Certain features of Bayer's blood glucose monitors, such as No Coding technology and no interference from maltose and galactose, makes diabetes management easier.
StatStrip measures and corrects for interferences from acetaminophen (Tylenol), uric acid, ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), maltose, galactose, xylose, and lactose.
Microbial lactase can hydrolyze lactose in milk into glucose and galactose.