Lactose

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Lactose is a disaccharide made up of the [[Monosaccharides|monosaccharides]] [[glucose|glucose]] and [[galactose|galactose]]. The two monosaccarides join via a condensation reaction forming a [[Glycosidic_bond|β1-4 glycosidic bond]].
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Lactose is a disaccharide made up of the [[Monosaccharides|monosaccharides]] [[Glucose|glucose]] and [[Galactose|galactose]]. The two monosaccarides join via a condensation reaction forming a [[Glycosidic bond|β1-4 glycosidic bond]]. Commonly associated with the [[Lac_operon|Lac Operon]] which is a model complex for understanding selective gene [[Transcription|transcription]] control in ''E. coli''.

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Lactose is a disaccharide made up of the monosaccharides glucose and galactose. The two monosaccarides join via a condensation reaction forming a β1-4 glycosidic bond. Commonly associated with the Lac Operon which is a model complex for understanding selective gene transcription control in E. coli.

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