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    Innovations in Dairy Proteins

    09 October 2014 Davisco Foods is increasing its focus behind its alpha-lactalbumin ingredient. The proprietary whey ingredient is rich in leucine and the amino acid tryptophan. The latter is a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin and the neurosecretory hormone melatonin, which have been shown to play a role in regulating neurobehavioral effects such as appetite, sleep-waking rhythm, pain perception, mood, anxiety and stress control.