Agent Name

beta-Lactoglobulin

CAS Number

9045-23-2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Lactoglobulins, beta-; [ChemIDplus] beta-Lactoglobulin, from bovine milk; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Proteins

Description

Powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Lactoglobulin is the major whey protein of cow and sheep's milk (~3 g/l), and is also present in many other mammalian species; a notable exception being humans." [Wikipedia] "beta-Lactoglobulin (beta-LG) is the major whey protein of ruminant species and is also present in the milks of many, but not all, other species." [Reference #1]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Milk protein."

Reference Link

Invited review: beta-lactoglobulin: binding prop... [J Dairy Sci. 2004] - PubMed - NCBI

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