Casein and casein subunits in preterm milk, colostrum, and mature human milk.

Human milk proteins have both nutritional and physiological roles for the breast-fed infant. While the biochemistry and developmental patterns for many whey proteins are well known, our knowledge of human casein and its subunits is still limited. We have recently developed a method to isolate casein from whey proteins in human milk and to separate the… CONTINUE READING