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Definition of "lactalbumin" [lactalbumin]

  • The albumin contained in milk and obtained from whey. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lactalbumin" in a sentence
  • "Scientists at the Cleveland Clinic are working on a vaccine against the protein alpha-lactalbumin, which is only found in breast cancer cells and mammary cells of lactating women."
  • "Whey protein contains proteins like alpha-lactalbumin which is is rich in sulphur-containing amino acids."
  • "And whenever they used the GM line that had less protein, they compensated by adding lactalbumin (a superior quality milk protein) so that the overall protein content was equal between all groups."
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