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​Importance of Genetic Polymorphism of Goat Milk Proteins on Human Nutrition and Health: A Review

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP347    | Article Id: BKAP347 | Page : 173-177
Citation :- ​Importance of Genetic Polymorphism of Goat Milk Proteins on Human Nutrition and Health: A Review.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2021.(36):173-177
A.S. Meena, Rajiv Kumar, S.S. Misra, Arun Kumar, Samlesh Kumari, D. Malakar, S. De amarsingh23@gmail.com
Address : ICAR- Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikangar-304 501, Rajasthan, India.
Submitted Date : 5-08-2021
Accepted Date : 8-09-2021

Abstract

The objective of the study is impotance of casein protein genetic polymorphism of goat milk. Goat milk is highly digestible and has medicinal properties in human being. Goat milk and its value added dairy products have higher demand in many contries of world. Due to evolution process, much genetic variability has been developed in casein protein genes. This is originatd due to point mutation; addition/deletion and many other factors lead to huge genetic variation in goat casein genes. Because of this goat milk, chemical and biological properties have been affected. Goat milk casein contents decide the cheese making properties as well as nutritional and medicinal values. Goat milk is good alternative source of nutrition in human when people have cow milk problems. Goat milk has humerous inactive bioactive peptides in their casein protein. These have important place for human health and nutrition. In the future, this is great possibility for development of medicinal value functional dairy products from functional bioactive peptides. 
 

Keywords

​Bioactive peptide Casein protein Goat milk Polymorphism Technological properties

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