High Milk Lipase Activity Associated with Breast Milk Jaundice

Summary: Human milk samples that inhibit bilirubin-UDP-glucuronyl transferase (UDPGT) activity in vitro have been associated with prolonged unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in newborn infants. We measured the concentrations of nonesterified fatty acids (total and individual fatty acids), total fat and protein, and lipase activities (with and without bile… CONTINUE READING