Special Issue "Lactose Intolerance: Biology, Genetics and Dietary Management"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 July 2015).
Interests: prebiotics; biotechnology; human nutrition; milk; dairy; probiotics
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This Special Issue could include review articles and/or original research in the areas of:
- Assessment of LI and lactase non-persistence (LNP);
- Clinical treatment;
- Colon Adaptation: lactose as a prebiotic;
- Dairying globally and lactose intolerance;
- Dietary management of LI;
- Fermented Dairy foods;
- Genetics of lactase persistence and non-persistence;
- Incidence of LI and LNP in adults and children;
- Nutrients in milk and their contribution to the food supply;
- Regulation of the human lactase gene.
Prof. Dr. Dennis A. Savaiano
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- lactose intolerance
- lactose maldigestion
- lactase non-persistence
- lactase gene
- milk consumption