Skim Milk Lab Results

336 Words2 Pages
The milk lab is an experiment that investigates the key molecules that are present skim milk such as proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Proteins are essential for all living organisms and function differently based on the structure of each one, ex; DNA building blocks (amino acids). The polymer (amino acids attached to one another), Proteins in skim milk are identified by the Biurets test. The Biurets test is a color test that shows the reactions of protein molecules to a basic solution of copper ions. Three main proteins in milk are Casein, Lactalbumin, and Lactoglobulins; Casein is the main protein and is a reservoir of amino acids used for synthesizing. Lactalbumin and Lactoglobulins are the slightly polar proteins, Lactalbumin

More about Skim Milk Lab Results

Open Document