Transforming growth factor-beta and interleukin-10 in breast milk and development of atopic diseases in infants.

@article{Rigotti2006TransformingGF,
  title={Transforming growth factor-beta and interleukin-10 in breast milk and development of atopic diseases in infants.},
  author={Erika Rigotti and Giorgio L. Piacentini and Michela Ress and Roberta Pigozzi and Attilio Loris Boner and Diego G Peroni},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={614-8}
}
BACKGROUND Precise relationship between breastfeeding and infant allergy is poorly understood. Objective Aim was to quantify TGF-beta(1) and IL-10 in colostrum and mature milk from allergic and non-allergic mothers and to verify relationship with allergic disease development. METHODS Mothers (13 allergics, nine controls) of 22 newborns participated to prospective study on development of children atopy. Colostrum and mature milk were assayed for TGF-beta(1) and IL-10 by ELISA. Children… CONTINUE READING

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