Hormones and growth factors in milk

  title={Hormones and growth factors in milk},
  author={Otakar Koldovsk{\'y}},
Milks of various species contain a number of hormones of a non-peptide and peptide character as well as several hormonally active peptides. A list of these active substances (to be called collectively hormones) present in human milk is given in table I; only selected references are listed here, the reader being referred to preceding reviews for detailed references [22-25]. Because of the use of assay methods with low specificity, concentrations of thyroid and steroid hormones in human colostrum… CONTINUE READING

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