Advances in Nutritional Research Volume 10: Immunological Properties of Milk / Edition 1

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This volume will treat the various aspects of milk with regard to allergies, immunology, toxicology, and general health and will reflect the current research in these areas. It will be volume 10 in the series.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306466038
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/30/2001
  • Series: Advances in Nutritional Research (closed) Series, #10
  • Edition description: 2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 410
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction. 1. Overview of the Mammalian Immune System; A.J. Husband. 2. The Immunological System in Human Milk: The Past - A Pathway to the Future; A.S. Goldman. 3. Overview of Immunological Activities in Milk; S.L. Kelleher, B. Lönnerdal. Part II: Milk and Risk of Infection During the Suckling Period. 4. Breast Milk and the Risk of Opportunistic Infection in Infancy in Industrialized and Non-industrialized Settings; P.F.W. Chien, P.W. Howie. 5. Breast Milk Transmission of Viral Disease; E.R. Stiehm, M.A. Keller. 6. Breast Milk Decreases the Risk of Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis; A.M. Kosloske. 7. The Protective Properties of Milk and Colostrum in Non-Human Species; I. Tizard. 8. Mammary Gland Defense: The Role of Colostrum, Milk and Involution Secretion; C.M. Fetherston, et al. Part III: Passively Transferred Anti-infectious Agents of Milk. 9. Colostrum and Milk in the Treatment of Disease; S. Hosseini, et al. 10. The Role of Human Milk Secretory IgA in Protecting Infants from Bacterial Enteritis; M. Noguera-Obenza, T.G. Cleary. 11. Chemistry of Milk Mucins and their Anti-Microbial Action; H. Schroten. 12. Antimicrobial Actions of Lactoferrin; R. Chierici. 13. The Antimicrobial Function of Milk Lipids; C.E. Isaacs. 14. The Antimicrobial and Immunomodulating Actions of Milk Leukocytes; G. Riedel-Caspari. Part IV: Activity of Milk in Promoting Development of Immunocompetence in the Suckling Neonate. 15.Maturation of Immunocompetence in Breast-fed vs. Formula-fed Infants; U.I. Dahlgren, et al. 16. Milk Components with Immunomodulatory Potential; S.M. Filteau. 17. Dietary Whey Proteins and Immunocompetence in the Post-weaning Stages of Life; C.W. Wong. Part V: External Influences on Defense Components of Milk. 18. Maternal Modulation of Specific and Non-specific Immune Components of Colostrum and Mature Milk; P.E. Hartmann, et al. 19. Milk Banking: The Influence of Storage Procedures and Subsequent Processing on Immunologic Components of Human Milk; R.A. Lawrence. Index.

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