Alpha-lactalbumin Whey Protein Isolate

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Davisco offers alpha-lactalbumin which is the purest, isolated form of bovine alpha-lactalbumin commercially available. Alpha-lactalbumin is the primary protein in human milk, and is therefore extremely important for infant nutrition. The structure of alpha-lactalbumin is well known and is composed of 123 amino acids and 4 disulfide bridges. The molecular weight of alpha-lactalbumin is 14.2K Daltons. Bovine alpha-lactalbumin has a high homology with human alpha-lactalbumin. Alpha-lactalbumin is a calcium-binding protein that may have a role in calcium transport. Alpha-lactalbumin is rich in the amino acid cysteine, which is a building block of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant in the body that plays an important role in immunity. Alpha-lactalbumin is rich in the amino acid tryptophan, which is a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin and the neurosecretory hormone melatonin, which have been shown to play a role in regulating neurobehavioral effects such as appetite, sleeping-waking rhythm, pain perception, mood, anxiety and stress control.
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Details moisture (%) 6.5 max. 5.1 ± 0.9, protein, dry basis (n x 6.25) (%) 95.0 min. 97.3 ± 0.4 , alpha-lactalbumin (% of protein) 90.0 min. 92.5 ± 2.5, fat (%) 0.5 max. <0.5, ash (%) 3.5 max. 2.4 ± 0.4, lactose (%) 0.2 max. <0.2, ph 6.0-7.5 6.9 ± 0.3, scorched particles 15 mg/25g max. 7.5 mg
Categories Proteins
Sales markets Western Europe; Eastern Europe; Middle East; Asia; Australia; North America; Africa; Central/South America
Origin Paraguay
Selling Points Bone & Joint Health; Cardiovascular Health; Children's Health F&B; Cognitive & Mental Function; Halal Ingredients; Immune Health; Kosher Ingredients; Natural Ingredients; Salt, Fat, Sugar Reduction
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