β-casomorphins: Do They Have Physiological Significance?

  • Hansjörg Teschemacher


Milk represents an essential food for the newborn mammal. In addition to nutrients milk contains a variety of important materials, e.g. substances with immunological relevance1 and a considerable number of hormones whose physiological significance is not yet clearly understood.2


Opioid Peptide Bovine Milk Milk Intake Nursing Female Opioid Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hansjörg Teschemacher
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  1. 1.Rudolf Buchheim-Institut für PharmakologieJustus Liebig-UniversitätGießenGermany

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