Free amino acids in full-term and pre-term human milk and infant formula.

@article{Chuang2005FreeAA,
  title={Free amino acids in full-term and pre-term human milk and infant formula.},
  author={Chih-kuang Chuang and S. -F. Lin and Hung-chang Lee and T Wang and Yu-Shu Shih and Fu-yuan Huang and C. P. S. Yeung},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={496-500}
}
OBJECTIVE Although the nutritional value of human milk has been thoroughly studied, few reports describing its free amino acid (FAA) content have been published. Although infant formulas are designed to approximate the nutrient composition of human milk, the content and concentration of free amino acids are unknown. We compared the FAA concentrations of milk from mothers of preterm and full-term infants with those in several infant formulas. METHOD Human milk was obtained during three… CONTINUE READING

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