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
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
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).
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