Advances in Nutritional Research

Immunological Properties of Milk

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-5182-5 (Print) 978-1-4615-0661-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Overview of the Mammalian Immune System

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      Pages 15-37

      The Immunological System in Human Milk: The Past—A Pathway to the Future

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      Pages 39-65

      Immunological Activities Associated with Milk

  3. Milk and Risk of Infection During the Suckling Period

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-104

      Breast Milk and the Risk of Opportunistic Infection in Infancy in Industrialized and Non-Industrialized Settings

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      Pages 105-122

      Breast Milk Transmission of Viral Disease

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      Pages 123-137

      Breast Milk Decreases the Risk of Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis

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      Pages 139-166

      The Protective Properties of Milk and Colostrum in Non-Human Species

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      Pages 167-198

      Mammary Gland Defense: The Role of Colostrum, Milk and Involution Secretion

  4. Passively Transferred Anti-Infectious Agents of Milk

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

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      Pages 201-212

      Colostrum and Milk in the Treatment of Disease

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      Pages 213-229

      The Role of Human Milk Secretory IgA in Protecting Infants from Bacterial Enteritis

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      Pages 231-245

      Chemistry of Milk Mucins and Their Anti-Microbial Action

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      Pages 247-269

      Antimicrobial Actions of Lactoferrin

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      Pages 271-285

      The Antimicrobial Function of Milk Lipids

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      Pages 287-307

      The Antimicrobial and Immunomodulating Actions of Milk Leukocytes

  5. Activity of Milk in Promoting Development of Immunocompetence in the Suckling Neonate

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 309-309

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 311-325

      Maturation of Immunocompetence in Breast-Fed vs. Formula-Fed Infants

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      Pages 327-350

      Milk Components with Immunomodulatory Potential

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      Pages 351-362

      Dietary Whey Proteins and Immunocompetence in the Post-Weaning Stages of Life

  6. External Influences in Defense Components of Milk

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 363-363

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 365-387

      Maternal Modulation of Specific and Non-Specific Immune Components of Colostrum and Mature Milk

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 389-404

      Milk Banking: The Influence of Storage Procedures and Subsequent Processing on Immunologic Components of Human Milk

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 405-410