Breast Milk - Colostrum

Catalogue Number: 991-01.1S-FD
Product Name Raw Colostrum/Breast Milk
Product Details Collected during the 1st day after giving birth
Source Single Human Donor
Catalogue Number 991-01.1S-FD
Form Liquid
Donor Gender Female
Donor Age Reported
Donor Race Reported
Preservatives None
Storage -20°C
Recertification Due to differing stabilities of various biomarkers in this complex biological material it is not possible to assign a single expiration date that is relevant to all biomarkers. The end user should monitor the biomarkers of interest to verify suitability over time.
Infectious Disease Testing Not tested for infectious diseases. This material should be handled at the Biosafety Level 2 (BSL 2) as recommended for any potentially infectious human serum or blood specimen in the CDC/NIH manual "Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories", 2009.
Synonyms Colostrum, beestings, bisnings, first milk

Lee Biosolutions is the leading collector and distributor of human biological fluids and tissues for protein isolation, diagnostic manufacturing and medical research. Our laboratory is equipped to handle specific requests for isolation of cells, proteins, pooling requirements or specific aliquots of biological specimens. 

Custom preparations, technical support, bulk quantities and aliquoting available.

Newborns have very small digestive systems, and colostrum delivers its nutrients in a very concentrated low-volume form. It has a mild laxative effect, encouraging the passing of the baby's meconium.

Colostrum is known to contain antibodies called immunoglobulins such as IgA, IgG, and IgM. Colostrum also contains a number of growth factors, such as insulin-like growth factors

For an extra charge we can supply human breast milk within a specific week after lactation, by age or race of donor. Human milk contains two types of proteins: whey and casein. Approximately 60% is whey, while 40% is casein. This balance of the proteins allows for quick and easy digestion. If artificial milk, also called formula, has a greater percentage of casein, it will be more difficult for the baby to digest. Approximately 60-80% of all protein in human milk is whey protein. These proteins have great infection-protection properties.

During the first few days after delivery the breast produce colostrum. This is a thin yellowish fluid which is the same fluid that leaks from the breasts during pregnancy. It is rich in protein and ingredients that help the baby's immune system. Colostrum also helps the newborn's digestive system to grow and function properly.

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991-01.1S-FD-1 $ 204.00 1 mL
991-01.1S-FD-5 $ 484.00 5 mL
991-01.1S-FD-25 $ 1,634.00 25 mL