Colostrum and milk-derived peptide growth factors for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.

@article{Playford2000ColostrumAM,
  title={Colostrum and milk-derived peptide growth factors for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.},
  author={Raymond J Playford and C E Macdonald and Wesley S Johnson},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={5-14}
}
Colostrum is the specific first diet of mammalian neonates and is rich in immunoglobulins, antimicrobial peptides, and growth factors. In this article we review some of these constituents of human and bovine colostrum in comparison with those of mature milk. Recent studies suggest that colostral fractions, or individual peptides present in colostrum, might be useful for the treatment of a wide variety of gastrointestinal conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease, nonsteroidal… CONTINUE READING
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