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Lactation Biology

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Tucker, HA (1994) Lactation and its hormonal control. Ch. 57, In: The Physiology of Reproduction, 2nd edition, Eds. E. Knobil, J. Neill, et al. Raven Press, Ltd., New York. p. 1065.

Oka, T, Yoshimura, M, Lavandero, S, Wada, K, Ohba, Y 1991 Control of growth and differentiation of the mammary gland by growth factors. J. Dairy Sci. 74:2788-2800.

Forsyth, IA 1989 Growth factors in mammary gland function. J. Reprod. Fert. 85:759-770.

Wilde CJ, Hurley WL 1996 Animal models for the study of milk secretion. J. Mammmary Gland Biol. Neoplasia 1:123-134.

Streuli, CH 1993 Extracellular matrix and gene expression in mammary epithelium. Sem. Cell Biol. 4:203-212.

Hormonal Induction of Lactation

Smith, K.L. and F.L. Schanbacher. 1973. Hormone induced lactation in the bovine. I. Lactational performance following injections of 17-estradiol and progesterone. J. Dairy Sci. 56:738-743.

Collier, R. J., D., E. Bauman, and R. L. Hays. 1975. Milk production and reproductive performance of cows hormonally induced into lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 58:1524.

Collier, R. J., D., E. Bauman, and R. L. Hays. 1977. Effects of reserpine on milk production and serum prolactin of cows hormonally induced into lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 60:896.

Chakriyarat, S., H. H. Head, W. W. Thatcher, F. C. Neal, and C. J. Wilcox. 1978. Induction of lactation: lactational, physiological, and hormonal responses in the bovine. J. Dairy Sci. 61:1715.

Peel, C. J., J. W. Taylor, I. B. Robinson, A. A. McGowan, R. D. Hooley, and J. K. Findlay. 1978. The importance of prolactin and the milking stimulus in the artificial induction of lactation in cows. Aust. J. Biol. Sci. 31:187.

Harness, J. R., R. R. Anderson, L. J. Thompson, D. M. Early, and A. K. Younis. 1978. Induction of lactation by two techniques: success rate, milk composition, estrogen and progesterone in serum and milk, and ovarian effects. J. Dairy Sci. 61:1725.

Kensinger, R. S., D. E. Bauman, and R. J. Collier. 1979. Season and treatment effects on serum prolactin and milk yield during induced lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 62:1880.

Croom, W. J., R. J. Collier, D. E. Bauman, and R. L. Hays. 1976. Cellular studies of mammary tissue from cows hormonally induced into lactation: histology and ultrastructure. J. Dairy Sci. 59:1232.

Davis, S. R., R. A. S. Welch, M. G. Pearce, and A. J. Peterson. 1983. Induction of lactation in nonpregnant cows by estradiol-17 and progesterone from an intravaginal sponge. J. Dairy Sci. 66:450-457.

Sawyer, G. J., W. J. Fulkerson, G. B. Martin, and C. Gow. 1986. Artificial induction of lactation in cattle: initiation of lactation and estrogen and progesterone concentrations in milk. J Dairy Sci. 69:1536.

Fleming, J. R., H. H. Head, K. C. Bachman, H. N. Becker, and C. J. Wilcox. 1986. Induction of lactation: histological and biochemical development of mammary tissue and milk yield of cows injected with estradiol-17 and progesterone for 21 days. J. Dairy Sci. 69:3008.

Immunglobulin transport in the mammary gland

Larson et al., 1980, J. Dairy Sci. 63:665
Guidry et al., 1980, Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol. 1:329
Stott et al., 1981, J. Dairy Sci. 64:6459
Devery-Pocius and Larson, 1983, J. Dairy Sci. 66:221
Staley, TE, Bush, LJ 1985 Receptor mechanisms of the neonatal intestine and their relationship to immunoglobulin absorption and disease. J. Dairy Sci. 68:184-205.

Intestinal protective factors

Welsh, JK, May, JT 1979 Anti-infective properties of breast milk. J. Pediatr. 94:1-9.
Hanson, LA, Carlsson, B, Jalil, F, Hahn-Zoric, M, Hermodson, S, Karlberg, J, Thiringer, K, Zaman, S 1988 Antiviral and antibacterial factors in human milk. In Biology of Human Milk, Ed. LA Hanson, Nestle Nutrition Workshop Series, Vol. 15, Nestle Ltd, Vevey/Raven Press, NY.

Bioactive factors in milk

Koldovsky, O 1989 Search for role of milk-borne biologically active peptides for the suckling. J. Nutr. 119:1543-1551.
Koldovsky, O 1995 Do hormones in milk affect the function of the neonate intestine? Amer. Zool. 35;446-454.
Lo, CW, Kleinman 1996 Infant formula, past and future: opportunities for improvement. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 63:646S-650S.
Lonnerdal, B 1985 Biochemistry and physiological function of human milk proteins. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 42:1299-1317.
Odle, J, Zijlstra, RT, Donovan, SM 1996 Intestinal effects of milkborne growth factors in neonates of agricultural importance. J. Anim. Sci. 74:2509-2522.

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