Nucleosides and nucleotides: natural bioactive substances in milk and colostrum

@article{Schlimme2000NucleosidesAN,
  title={Nucleosides and nucleotides: natural bioactive substances in milk and colostrum},
  author={Eckhard Schlimme and D. Mart{\'i}n and Hans Meisel},
  journal={British Journal of Nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={84},
  pages={59 - 68}
}
Nucleotides, nucleosides and nucleobases belong to the non-protein-nitrogen (NPN) fraction of milk. The largest amounts of ribonucleosides and ribonucleotides – ribose forms only were considered in this review – were measured directly after parturition in bovine milk and other ruminants as well as in the milk of humans. Generally, concentrations of most of the nucleos(t)ides tend to decrease gradually with advancing lactation period or nursing time. The species-specific pattern of these minor… 
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