OBO ID: CHEBI:17716
Term Name: lactose Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (+)-lactose
  • (Gal)1 (Glc)1
  • 1-beta-D-Galactopyranosyl-4-D-glucopyranose
  • 4-(beta-D-galactosido)-D-glucose
  • 4-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl-D-glucose
  • beta-D-Gal-(1->4)-D-Glc
  • beta-D-galactopyranosyl-(1->4)-D-glucopyranose
  • beta-D-Galp-(1->4)-D-Glcp
  • beta-Gal1,4-Glc
  • D-lactose
  • Galbeta1-4Glc
  • Lac
  • lactobiose
  • lactose
  • Laktobiose
  • Laktose
  • Milchzucker
  • Milk sugar
Definition: A glycosylglucose disaccharide, found most notably in milk, that consists of D-galactose and D-glucose fragments bonded through a beta-1->4 glycosidic linkage. The glucose fragment can be in either the alpha- or beta-pyranose form, whereas the galactose fragment can only have the beta-pyranose form.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available