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The albumin contained in milk and obtained from whey.


(Biochemistry) a protein occurring in milk that contains all the amino acids essential to man. See also caseinogen
[C19: from lacto- + albumin]


(ˌlæk təlˈbyu mɪn)

the albumin of milk.
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Noun1.lactalbumin - albumin occurring in milk
albumen, albumin - a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
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Various peptones are commercially available such as digest of beef tissues, meat, casein, lactalbumin, and yeast.
Milk allergy is an allergy to one or both of the proteins in milk, which are casein and lactalbumin (milk protein derived from whey).
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The membranes were then immersed in a serum-free medium (SFM; containing DMEM, 1% l-glutamine, 1% lactalbumin and 1% antibiotic and antimycotic formulation) in an incubator for 24 hours to produce extraction media of varying concentrations (10, 7.
For example, cow's milk contains many proteins: in particular casein (in a few isoforms), lactalbumin and lactoglobulin.
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Estrogen-progestin contraceptives appear to both decrease the daily volume of milk and alter its composition by reducing the concentration of nitrogen, lactalbumin, lactoferrin, and lactose.