Biochemistry. a protein precipitated from milk, as by rennet, and forming the basis of cheese and certain plastics.
an emulsion made from a solution of this precipitated protein, water, and ammonia carbonate.
a paint in which this emulsion is used as a binder.
a picture produced with this paint and emulsion.
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How to use casein in a sentence
Nuckols isn’t one to ruin a perfectly good cheesecake by making it a protein-cake, but he says you can make “legitimately delicious protein waffles” with casein, and decent muffins too.There are only two supplements proven to help you build muscle | empire | July 9, 2021 | Popular-Science
There were times, however, when the humans had to intervene — like when casein, the main protein in cow’s milk, was simulated by an algae that turned the drink an unappetizing shade of blue.NotMilk says it has achieved a breakthrough: Plant-based milk that mimics dairy | Emily Codik | June 16, 2021 | Washington Post
This use of casein made many vegans suspicious, not just of vegan cheese brands but anything that could be considered “cheese-like.”Vegan Cheese Is Ready to Compete With Dairy. Is the World Ready to Eat It? | Alicia Kennedy | April 1, 2021 | Eater
On top of that, cheese contains casein, a protein that releases casomorphins into the brain.Vegan Cheese Is Ready to Compete With Dairy. Is the World Ready to Eat It? | Alicia Kennedy | April 1, 2021 | Eater
These solids can be washed and dried to create casein protein powders.
The other expelled elements from the casein also contribute to flavor and texture.
casein is known in its commonest form as the curd in milk, or as cottage cheese.
The real source of energy in Sanatogen, then, lies in the casein which comprises about nine-tenths of its ingredients.
Of course Sanatogen, being composed largely of casein, has some food value.
Pure casein is more bulky than the casein-glycerophosphate combination.
Possibly it will be found cheaper to buy Hammarstens casein in the open market where the price is $3.50 per pound wholesale!
British Dictionary definitions for casein
a phosphoprotein, precipitated from milk by the action of rennin, forming the basis of cheese: used in the manufacture of plastics and adhesives: Also called (US): paracasein
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Scientific definitions for casein
A white, tasteless, odorless mixture of related phosphoproteins precipitated from milk by rennin. Casein is very nutritious, as it contains all of the essential amino acids as well as all of the common nonessential ones. It is the basis of cheese and is used to make plastics, adhesives, paints, and foods.
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