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Unformatted text preview: and not soluble in water. Because of their hydrophobic nature, fats adhere to proteins and also precipitate out. Acetate, an organic solvent, extracts the fat from the protein. Lactose Lactose is a carbohydrate and a disaccharide composed of glucose and galactose. Lactose is very soluble because of hydroxyl groups. As protein and fat are participated out, lactose remains soluble. Phosphates Phosphate can be isolated from lactose by adding calcium ions, which forms the precipitate calcium phosphate because calcium is insoluble. This is a single displacement reaction....
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