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The Beginning
Lactation Biology

For more on the Introduction to Lactation see:

Blackburn DG 1993 Lactation: Historical patterns and potential for manipulation. J Dairy Sci 76:3195-3212
Hayssen V 1993 Empirical and theoretical constraints on the evolution of lactation. J Dairy Sci 76:3213-3233
Hoffmeister DF 1989 Mammals of Illinois, Univ. Illinois Press
Novacek MJ 1992 Mammalian phyologeny: shaking the tree. Nature 356:121-125
Oftedal OT 1993 The adaptation of milk secretion to the constraints of fasting in bears, seals, and baleen whales. J Dairy Sci 76:3234-3246
Penny D, Hasegawa M 1997 The platypus put in its place. Nature 387:549-550

Some References on Milk Composition and Milk Chemistry

Fox PF 1992 Advanced Dairy Chemistry Vol. 1 Proteins, Elsevier Applied Science, London
Fox PF 1997 Advanced Dairy Chemistry Vol. 4 Lactose, Water, Salts and Vitamins, Chapman & Hall, London
Jensen RG 1995 Handbook of Milk Composition, Academic Press, San Diego.
Mepham TB 1983 Biochemistry of Lactation, Elsevier, London.
Walstra P, Jenness R 1984 Dairy Chemistry and Physics, John Wiley & Sons, New York.
Wong NP, Jenness R, Keeney M, Marth EH 1988 Fundamentals of Dairy Chemistry, 3rd Ed, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co, New York

Zou, S., D. G. McLaren, and W. L. Hurley. 1992. Pig colostrum and milk composition: comparisons between Chinese Meishan and U. S. breeds. Livestock Prod. Sci. 30:115-127.

Reference Lists Lactation Biology