paracasein

paracasein
The compound produced by the action of rennin upon κ-casein (which liberates a glycoprotein), and that precipitates with calcium ion as the insoluble curd.

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para·ca·sein -kā-'sēn, -'kā-sē-ən n CASEIN (b)

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para·ca·sein (par″ə-kaґsēn) the chemical product of the action of rennin on casein; see casein.

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