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Optimum Nutrition's Gold Standard Casein was the industry's first all-micellar casein protein and it's been America's best-selling casein for many years. Casein proteins are pH sensitive and gel in the acidic environment of the stomach. As a result, it can take more than twice as long for caseins to be broken-down into their amino acid subcomponents than whey and other proteins. Because of their unique time-released qualities, caseins are aptly described as anti-catabolic or muscle-protecting proteins. Micellar Casein is the slowest digesting form of casein. It is separated from milk through an ultrafiltration process.
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