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Maltose Intolerance

What Is Maltose Intolerance? Maltose intolerance is an enzymopathy (enzyme failure) characterized by inability of the gut to properly break down maltose sugar molecules in food due to low maltase enzyme activity of the small intestinal lining. Q: What is ...

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Maltose Intolerance

Inability to digest maltose sugar in starch due to low maltase enzyme activity in the small intestinal lining. Undigested maltose causes diarrhea by osmotically to draw water into the intestine. Click for full description.

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