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Abbreviation for lipotropic hormone.
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LCTA gene on chromosome 2q21 that encodes lactase, a glycosyl hydrolase integral to the plasma membrane, which has activity of both phlorizin hydrolase and lactase.
Defects of LCT cause congenital lactase deficiency.
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