Lactation and the mammary gland
Auteur : AKERS Michael
Lactation and the Mammary Gland provides the basics for understanding mammary development and lactation and conveys the critical regulatory events in lactation.
- Covers growth and development of the mammary gland, including comparisons between species.
- Imparts the critical nature of mammary growth and the onset of lactation at the time of parturition.
- Emphasizes the endocrine and growth factor regulation of both mammogenesis and lactogenesis.
- Discusses the role of growth hormone in development and maintenance of lactation.
- Reviews the presence of hormones, growth factors, and other bioactive compounds in milk and mammary secretions as well as the potential for use of the mammary gland as a bioreactor in the pharmaceutical industry.
- Describes the nutritional and management factors in milk production.
Chapter 1. Overview of Mammary Development.
Chapter 2. Mammary Development, Anatomy and Physiology.
Chapter 3. Functional Development of the Mammary Gland.
Chapter 4. Milk Component Biosynthesis.
Chapter 5. Milking Management.
Chapter 6. Endocrine, Growth Factor, and Neural Regulation of Mammary Development.
Chapter 7. Endocrine, Growth Factor and Neural Regulation of Mammary Function.
Chapter 8. Biochemical Properties of Mammary Secretions.
Chapter 9. Management and Nutritional Impacts on Mammary Development and Lactational Performance.
Chapter 10. Manipulation of Mammary Development and Milk Production.
Date de parution : 04-2002
Ouvrage de 270 p.
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