Origin of milk sugar
First recorded in 1840–50
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This is due to the formation of lactic acid, which is produced by the decomposition of the milk-sugar.
The most common type found in spontaneously soured milk changes the milk-sugar into lactic acid without the production of any gas.
In these cases the milk-sugar is decomposed in such a way as to give off CO2 and H, and in some cases, alcohol.
By fermentation, the milk-sugar is converted into lactic acid, which helps to effect the tan by swelling the skin.Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing
William E. Austin
In conclusion, the occurrence of milk-sugar must be mentioned, which appears in the last days of pregnancy.Schenk's Theory: The Determination of Sex
Samuel Leopold Schenk
- another name for lactose
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