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Glucose-galactose malabsorption

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  1. The SLC5A1 gene provides instructions for producing a sodium/glucose cotransporter protein called SGLT1

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  2. a condition in which the cells lining the intestine cannot take in the sugars glucose and galactose, which prevents proper digestion of these molecules and larger molecules made from them

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  3. Sucrose is broken down into glucose and another simple sugar called fructose, and lactose is broken down into glucose and galactose

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  4. Glucose and galactose are called simple sugars, or monosaccharides. Sucrose and lactose are called disaccharides because they are made from two simple sugars, and are broken down into these simple sugars during digestion

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  5. As a result, lactose, sucrose and other compounds made from carbohydrates cannot be digested by individuals with glucose-galactose malabsorption

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  6. generally becomes apparent in the first few weeks of a baby's life

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