Intestinal lactase (beta-galactosidase) and other disaccharidase activities of suckling and adult common brushtail possums, Trichosurus vulpecula (Marsupialia:Phalangeridae).

Activity of disaccharidases in the small intestine of 8 sucking Trichosurus vulpecula, 34 to 150 days old, and of 2 adult possums were investigated. Intestinal maltase, isomaltase and sucrase activities increased with age, whereas lactase activities decre

Author E. A. Crisp, M. Messer and P. E. Cowan
Year 1989
Secondary title Reproduction, Fertility and Development
Volume 1
Number 4
Pages 315-324