New Developments on Human Milk Protein Composition and Function

Human Milk as a Model for the Production of Dietetic Milks
  • Amedeo Conti
  • Gabriella Giuffrida
  • Maria Cavaletto
  • Carlo Giunta


There are two main aims to the scientific research underlying the production of powdered milk (formulas) destined for feeding infants who are not breast-fed: to make such formulas as similar as possible to breast milk, and to obviate against the increasingly frequent phenomena of intollerance of cow’s milk, generally used as a substitute for breast milk. Biotechnological techniques are thought to have a possible useful application above all in the production of hypoallergenic milks.


Breast Milk Human Milk Casein Micelle Amino Acid Sequence Homology Maternal Milk 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amedeo Conti
    • 1
  • Gabriella Giuffrida
    • 1
  • Maria Cavaletto
    • 2
  • Carlo Giunta
    • 2
  1. 1.National Council of Research (CNR)Centro Studi Alimentazione AnimaleTurinItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Biologia AnimaleUniversity of TurinItaly

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