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lactalbumin

lactalbumin One of the proteins of milk (casein 3%, lactalbumin 0.5%, lactoglobulin 0.25%). Not precipitated from acid solution as is casein; hence, whey contains lactalbumin and lactoglobulin, which are precipitated by heat and can be used to make whey cheese.

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lactalbumin

lactalbumin (lak-tal-bew-min) n. a milk protein present in milk at a lower concentration than casein.

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