AbstractsMedical & Health Science

Programmed function of the tammar mammary gland; the role of milk proteins in gut development

by Sanjana Kuruppath

Institution: Deakin University
Department: School of Medicine
Year: 0
Keywords: mammals; lactation
Record ID: 1061438
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30067373


 This thesis aimed to exploit the unique reproductive strategy of marsupials such as the tammar wallaby to prove that milk may regulate postnatal growth and development of organs such as the stomach.