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Table 2 Composition of whey proteins in cow, buffalo, goat and sheep milk

From: Antioxidant properties of Milk and dairy products: a comprehensive review of the current knowledge

Parameters Cow Milk Buffalo Milk Sheep Milk Goat Milk
Whey proteins (g/L) 6.46 6.46 10.76 6.14
β- Lactoglobulin (%) 59.3 59.3 61.1 54.2
α- lactalbumin (%) 16.2 16.2 10.8 21.4
Immunoglobulin’s (%) 15.0 15.0 20.0 11.5
Serum albumin/lactoferrin (%) 9.5 9.5 8.1 12.8
  1. Source of Data
  2. Cow Milk: [104]
  3. Buffalo Milk: [105]
  4. Sheep Milk: [104]
  5. Goat Milk: [105]