Active and total ghrelin concentrations increase in breast milk during lactation

Ilcol Y. O., Hizli B.

ACTA PAEDIATRICA, vol.96, no.11, pp.1632-1639, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 96 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2007.00493.x
  • Journal Name: ACTA PAEDIATRICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1632-1639
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Aim: To assess ghrelin status in breast milk and maternal serum for up to 180 days during lactation and to determine relationships between the concentrations of ghrelin in mother's milk and in serum of breastfed infants.