"Colostrum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The thin, yellow, serous fluid secreted by the mammary glands during pregnancy and immediately postpartum before lactation begins. It consists of immunologically active substances, white blood cells, water, protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Colostrum" by people in Profiles.
Narayanaswamy V, Pentecost B, Alfandari D, Chin E, Minor K, Kastrinakis A, Lieberman T, Arcaro KF, Leftwich H. Humoral and Cell-Mediated Immune Response in Colostrum from Women Diagnosed Positive for SARS-CoV-2. Breastfeed Med. 2021 12; 16(12):987-994.
Jie L, Qi C, Sun J, Yu R, Wang X, Korma SA, Xiang J, Jin Q, Akoh CC, Xiao H, Wang X. The impact of lactation and gestational age on the composition of branched-chain fatty acids in human breast milk. Food Funct. 2018 Mar 01; 9(3):1747-1754.
Almeida AC, Rehder J, Severino SD, Martins-Filho J, Newburger PE, Condino-Neto A. The effect of IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha on the NADPH oxidase system of human colostrum macrophages, blood monocytes, and THP-1 cells. J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2005 Sep; 25(9):540-6.
Dubey JP, Urban JF. Diagnosis of transplacentally induced toxoplasmosis in pigs. Am J Vet Res. 1990 Aug; 51(8):1295-9.
Roque-Barreira MC, Campos-Neto A. Jacalin: an IgA-binding lectin. J Immunol. 1985 Mar; 134(3):1740-3.