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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: The Physical and Chemical Properties of Lactose

item Holsinger, Virginia

Submitted to: Advanced Dairy Chemistry
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: January 25, 1997
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: Book chapter: Interpretive summary is not required.

Technical Abstract: The chapter "Lactose: Chemical and Physicochemical Properties" for the reference textbook "Developments in Dairy Chemistry - 3 - Lactose and Minor Constituents" has been revised and updated. Topics covered include occurrence, biosynthesis, physical properties, chemical reactions, applications, nutritional and physiological effects, and uses. The Chapter is intended as source material for those interested in a definitive review of the physical and chemical properties of lactose.

Last Modified: 4/22/2015
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