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ca·sein

 (kā′sēn′, -sē-ĭn)
n.
A protein that is the major component of milk. It is the basis of cheese and is used in food products and in certain adhesives and paints.

[Ultimately from Latin cāseus, cheese.]

casein

(ˈkeɪsɪɪn; -siːn)
n
(Biochemistry) a phosphoprotein, precipitated from milk by the action of rennin, forming the basis of cheese: used in the manufacture of plastics and adhesives. Also called (US): paracasein
[C19: from Latin cāseus cheese + -in]

ca•sein

(ˈkeɪ sin, -si ɪn, keɪˈsin)

n.
1. a protein precipitated from milk, as by rennet, and forming the basis of cheese and certain plastics.
2.
a. an emulsion made from a solution of this precipitated protein, water, and ammonia carbonate.
b. a paint in which this emulsion is used as a binder.
[1835–45; < Latin cāse(us) cheese1 + -in1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.casein - a milk protein used in making e.g. plastics and adhesives
phosphoprotein - containing chemically bound phosphoric acid
2.casein - a water-base paint made with a protein precipitated from milk
water-base paint - paint in which water is used as the vehicle
Translations

casein

[ˈkeɪsɪɪn] n (Chem) → caseina

ca·sein

n. caseína, proteína principal de la leche.
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The results for the comparison of daily milk yield and composition including, total milk protein, whey protein, caseins and total fats among Beetal and DDP goats are presented in Table 1.
USPRwire, Tue Sep 08 2015] Caseins are proteins found in milk; they have an essential amino acid composition, which is required for the development and growth of humans.
The casein family of protein consists of several types of caseins: alpha ([alpha]), beta ([beta]), and kappa ([kappa]) caseins.
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Within the micelle, the alpha and beta caseins are curled up like a ball of string, and are held together by kappa casein, which functions much like an elastic band.
Caseins convert to casonmrphines, which are chemically similar to morphine, when they break down during digestion.
The difference in size between the milk serum proteins and caseins makes it possible to separate casein from serum proteins without chemical additives or high heat treatment that can negatively affect their functionality.