Caseins can be classified into two families; the first contains the αs1, αs2, and β-caseins, and the second groups the κ-caseins (AllFam:AF085). The α and β-caseins are hydrophobic proteins that are readily precipitated by calcium .
Allergenic members of this family include major milk allergens from cow, sheep and goat .
Family-defining Pfam domains (at least one of these domains is present in each family member):
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