Introduction to Milk Composition
Learn about the nutritional components of milk and the roles they play in the processing of milk in this free course.
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This course explains in detail the major nutritional components of protein and their impact in body nourishment. You will learn about milk fat. You will also learn about organic acids contained in milk fats and fats from other sources other than milk fats which are commonly known as "fatty acids". If you are an enthusiast of chemical compounds and chemical composition, this course is just right for you.
In this free online course, you will learn about the amount of fat globules that is consumed whenever milk is taken and the nutritional component of the fat globules. You will learn about proteins as macronutrients, and how proteins are derived from animals. You will also learn about how the body require large amount of macronutrients to sustain life. You will be introduced to protein folding and the physical processes that take place for protein folding to occur.
At the end of this course, you will become familiar with nucleic acids as biopolymers or small biomolecules and how they are essential for all known forms of life. You will get to know about the protein sub unit which is a single protein molecule that assembles with other protein molecules to form a protein complex. You will also get to know about how polymers are built of hundreds and thousands of individual casein molecules and colloidal solutions.Start Course Now
Milk and Protein
Milk and Protein - Learning Outcomes
Milk Fat - Part I
Milk Fat - Part II
Milk Fat - Part III
Milk Fat - Part IV
Milk and protein - Lesson Summary
Amino Acids & Milk Protein
Amino Acids and Milk Protein - Learning Outcomes
Amino Acids I
Amino Acids II
Amino Acids and Milk Protein - Lesson Summary
Upon successful sompletion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the solubility of free fatty acids in water and their location
- Examine the concentration of cholesterols in milk
- Describe the importance protein as a macronutrient needed by the body
- Explain how protein breakdown helps the body to fuel muscle mass
- Explain the native state of biomolecule and its four levels of biomolecular structure
- Define post translational modification and its relationship with protein biosysnthesis
- Explain protein subunit as a single protein molecule that assembles other protein molecules to form a protein complex
- Define amino acids as basic building blocks of enzymes, hormones, proteins, and body tissues
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