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Osteopontin Levels in Human Milk vary Across Countries and within Lactation Period: Data from a Multicenter Study.

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Summary of "Osteopontin Levels in Human Milk vary Across Countries and within Lactation Period: Data from a Multicenter Study."

Osteopontin (OPN) is a multifunctional protein expressed in many cell types, tissues and body fluids with the highest concentrations found in milk; significantly higher in human than in bovine milk. Intervention studies have indicated beneficial effects of supplementing infant formula with bovine OPN. In this multicenter study, we determined the OPN content in human milk samples from 629 Chinese, Danish, Japanese and Korean mothers.

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Name: Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition
ISSN: 1536-4801
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