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Development of a Combined Bovine Colostrum and Immune-Stimulatory Carbohydrate Nutraceutical for Enhancement of Endogenous Stem Cell Activity

  title={Development of a Combined Bovine Colostrum and Immune-Stimulatory Carbohydrate Nutraceutical for Enhancement of Endogenous Stem Cell Activity},
  author={Gill A. Webster and Peter Lehrke},
  journal={The Open Nutraceuticals Journal},
There is increasing interest in the use of functional foods to activate natural stem cell associated repair path- ways resulting in improved health and well-being. Bovine Alpha Lipid colostrum, a proprietary formulation, induced stem cell associated cytokines and growth factor, GCSF, IL-6 and VEGF and also enhanced the differentiation of bone marrow stem cells in vitro. To boost colostrum activity, commercially available natural extracts of immune stimulatory carbohy- drates were screened for… Expand

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