Dietary bovine beta-lactoglobulin is transferred to human milk.

  title={Dietary bovine beta-lactoglobulin is transferred to human milk.},
  author={Ir{\'e}ne Jakobsson and Tor Lindberg and B Benediktsson and Bengt G{\"o}ran Hansson},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={74 3},
Human milk from 38 mothers was analysed by radioimmunological method for content of bovine beta-lactoglobulin. Detectable amounts (5-33 micrograms/l) of immunoactive beta-lactoglobulin were found in 18 human milk samples. Milk from 3 mothers, whose infants suffered from infantile colic contained high amounts of beta-lactoglobulin (32, 18 and 14 micrograms/l respectively). With the mothers on a cow's milk free diet the contents fell to non-detectable amounts in two mothers and to 6 micrograms/l… CONTINUE READING

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