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We reported previously that microRNA (miRNA) are present in whey fractions of human breast milk, bovine milk, and rat milk.
…In the current study, we used bovine raw milk and total RNA purified from exosomes (prepared by ultracentrifugation) and ultracentrifuged supernatants, and analyzed them using miRNA and mRNA microarrays to clarify which miRNA and mRNA species are present in exosomes, and which species exist in other forms.
Tags » Human Breast Milk
07 SEP 2012
DURHAM, N.C. – The benefits of breast milk have long been appreciated, but now scientists at Duke University Medical Center have described a unique property that makes mother’s milk better than infant formula in protecting infants from infections and illnesses. 620 more words
27 AUG 2012
Compound in human milk associated with reduced transmission from HIV-infected mother to breastfed infant
An international team of researchers has found that certain bioactive components found in human milk are associated with a reduced risk of HIV transmission from an HIV infected mother to her breast-fed infant. 443 more words
Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Growth factor found in breast milk may be protective against devastating intestinal disorder of newborn infants
Premature infants are at increased risk for a potentially lethal gastrointestinal disease called necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC. 691 more words