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Subject: Why can't yeast metabolize galactose and lactose?

Date: Fri Nov 11 15:34:21 2005
Posted by melody
Grade level: 10-12 School: No school entered.
City: calgary State/Province: No state entered. Country: canada
Area of science: Cell Biology
ID: 1131748461.Cb

Is it because the shape of galactose doesn't fit with enzymes in 
yeast? .....if it can't break down lactose, is that because it (lactose) 
contains galactose? I am confused.

Re: Why can't yeast metabolize galactose and lactose?

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