Lipids and Other Bioactive Compounds of Human Breast Milk

2018-11-26 21:54:24 | BioPortfolio


The biochemical differences in the composition of breast milk and formula have not been profoundly established in all compound groups. Increased understanding of breast milk composition, the normal variation of various bioactive compounds and their levels is required to be able to develop formulas better corresponding the breast milk, and ensure the optimal development of also the formula-fed babies.

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Breast Milk Collection




Department of Biochemistry, University of Turku


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University of Turku

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-11-26T21:54:24-0500

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