Milk
 

The following are found in human milk

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Proteins: These include caseins, lactalbumin, and lactoglobulins. Casein stabilizes the micelle. It consists of more than one protein called β, γ, κ, and λ  caseins. Lactalbumin  have three proteins called β lactoglobulin, α -lactalbumin and bood serum albumin.

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Lipids: Milk contains triglycerides of palmitic, oleic, stearic and myristic fatty acids and others. It also contains cholesterol, phosphoglycerides and free fatty acids. Its fatty acids have chains longer than 10 carbons, only a few are shorter.

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Ash: These are inorganic salts such as calcium, potassium and sodium salts of hydrochloride and phosphate. It also has element such as Mg, S, Fe, Cu, I and Zn.

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Vitamins: It contains fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K.  It also contains water soluble vitamins in the aqueous fractions. There is little ascorbic acid, vitamin D, and B, although it has enough of riboflavin and pantothenic acid.

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Enzymes: It contains catalase, peroxidase and phosphatase.

 

 

 

 

 

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