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LALBA  -  lactalbumin, alpha-

Bos taurus

Synonyms: a-LACTA, alfaLA
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  • The major milk proteins consist of the four caseins, alpha s1 (CASAS1), alpha s2 (CASAS2), beta (CASB), and kappa (CASK), as well as the two major whey proteins, alpha-lactalbumin (LALBA) and beta-lactoglobulin (LGB) [1].


  1. Genomic analysis of the major bovine milk protein genes. Threadgill, D.W., Womack, J.E. Nucleic Acids Res. (1990) [Pubmed]
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