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NNIW05 - Human Milk Banking

Editor(s): A.F. Williams, J.D. Baum. vol. 05

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Principles of Ultrafiltration and the Concentration and Fractionation of Cow's Milk

Author(s): F.A. Glover

The principle of ultrafiltration (UF) is filtration of solutions orsuspensions under pressure through a semipermeable membrane.The membrane has pores that allow the solvent and small moleculesto pass through and the larger molecules to be retained.

Preparation of a Milk Immunoglobulin Concentrate from Cow's Milk

Author(s): H. Hilpert

There cannot be any serious doubt about the superiority of breastmilk in the nutrition of the healthy term infant (1-3). However, itis frequently impossible for preterm infants and very-low-birthweightinfants to be nourished with their own mothers' milk.

Role of Nonantibody Proteins in Milk in the Protection of the Newborn

Author(s): B. Reiter

Since the turn of the century, the antibacterial activity of milkhas attracted the attention of scientists in human and veterinarymedicine.

Preparation of Fat and Protein from Banked Human Milk: Its Use in Feeding Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants

Author(s): R. Hylmo, S. Polberger, I. Axelsson, I. Jakobsson, N. Raiha

Current recommendations, both in Europe and the United States,emphasize breast feeding as the regimen of choice for the healthyterm infant (1,2).

Growth Modulators in Human Milk: Implications for Milk Banking

Author(s): G.E. Gaull, C.E. Isaacs, C.E. Wright, L. Krueger, H.H. Tallan

Milk is a complex fluid containing cells and membranes as wellas a wide variety of soluble and insoluble components. Among thelatter are the classical nutrients such as proteins and lipids (1).

Cloning Proteins from Human and Guinea Pig Milk

Author(s): R.K. Craig, L. Hall, M.S. Davies, P.N. Campbell

Although the main theme of this volume includes the compositionof human milk and the specific requirements for different componentsof milk for infant nutrition, our interest in milk proteins hasbeen generated for rather different reasons.

Studies on Nonimmunoglobulin Inhibitory Activity in Human Milk Against E. Coli Heat-Labile Enterotoxin, Rotavirus, And Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Author(s): A.B. Kolsto Otnasss, A. Laegreid, T. Orstavik, K.Trollerud

It is well known that human milk will protect infants againstvarious gastrointestinal infections (1,2). Colostrum and milk containseveral components that are thought to contribute to this protectivefunction (3,4).

Effect of Heat on Specific Proteins in Human Milk

Author(s): R.L.J. Lyster, T. Hunjan, E.D. Hall

This work was undertaken to extend our knowledge of the heatstability of some of the proteins in human milk believed to serveprotective functions in normal human infants.

Preparation and Evaluation of Fortified Human Milk for Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants

Author(s): C. Garza, R.J. Schanler, A.S. Goldman, C. Dill, B.L. Nichols

Efforts to develop experimentally based feeding protocols usinghuman milk for very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infantr reveal twomajor problems.

Loss of Immune Components During the Processing of Human Milk

Author(s): S. Freier, J. Faber

Although milk banks have been in existence for more than 50years (1), the past decade has seen a resurgence of interest in theirfunctions and systems of operation.

Effects of Different Heat Treatments on Some Human Milk Constituents

Author(s): V. Barrois-Larouze, S. Jorieux, S. Aubry, L. Grimonprez, G. Spik

The 17 milk banks in France collect about 90,000 liters of milkper year (1). Since 1947, the heat treatment employed has beentyndalization (65°C for 20 min carried out three times) in accordancewith the 1954 Department of Health Report (2).

Characterization and Biological Role of Human Lactotransferrin Complexes

Author(s): G. Spik, S. Jorieux, J. Mazurier, J. Navarro, C. Romond, J. Montreuil

Several epidemiologic studies have indicated that breast feedingprotects infants from bacterial and viral infections and from allergy(1-6). Recent prospective studies performed by Chandra (7) in anindustrialized country and in a developing one confirm that in bothcountries, breast-fed infants have lower morbidity than those artificiallyfed.

Practical Problems in Conducting Comparative Trials of Feeding Regimens in Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants

Author(s): A.F. Williams

It has been suggested that the growth of very-low-birth-weightinfants fed human milk may be restricted by protein (1) and energydeficiency.

Lactoengineering: A Method for The Estimation of The Human Milk Protein Requirements of Very-Low-Birth-Weight Newborn Infants

Author(s): B.S. Lindblad, S. Hagelberg, R. Fonden, B. Persson, A. Lundsjo

This chapter concerns some of the observed metabolic effects ofvarying the protein and fat content of human milk.

Nitrogen, Fat, and Mineral Balance Studies in Low-Birth-Weight Infants Fed with Banked Human Milk, Human Milk Formula, or Preterm Infant Formula

Author(s): J. Senterre, M. Voyer, G. Putet, J. Rigo

The best food for low-birth-weight (LBW) infants remains controversial.Because of its immunological properties and nutritionalqualities, human milk is considered the superior food for all neonates.

Human Milk Processing and The Nutrition of the Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infant: Discussion

Author(s): A.F. Williams, J.D. Baum

A principal effect of juxtaposing presentations of in vitro biochemicalexperiments and clinical studies was disclosure of the gapbetween in vitro observation and the demonstration of a clinicaleffect.