Chapter 3. Microstructure of Milk Components

  1. Adnan Tamime Dr
  1. A.K. Smith and
  2. B.E. Campbell

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995921.ch3

Structure of Dairy Products

Structure of Dairy Products

How to Cite

Smith, A.K. and Campbell, B.E. (2007) Microstructure of Milk Components, in Structure of Dairy Products (ed A. Tamime), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995921.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Dairy Science and Technology Consultant, Ayr, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405129756

Online ISBN: 9780470995921



  • milk components;
  • microstructure;
  • milk fat globule (MFG);
  • colloidal milk proteins;
  • casein micelles


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cow's milk composition

  • Concluding remarks