Insulin-like growth factor-I, GH, insulin and glucagon concentrations in bovine colostrum and in plasma of dairy cows and neonatal calves around parturition

Oda Shinnichi, Satoh Hidetoshi, Sugawara Tatsurou, Matsunaga Nobuyoshi, Kuhara Tetsuya, Katoh Kazuo, Shoji Yoshio, Nihei Akira, Ohta Minoru, Sasaki Yasuyuki

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    Abstract

    1. 1. The IGF-I concentrations in colostrum on days 1 and 2 after parturition were higher than those in cow and neonate plasma. 2. 2. The modest increase in GH concentrations in cow plasma around parturition would not be enough to stimulate IGF-I release by tissues. 3. 3. The concentrations of insulin, GH and glucagon in colostrum were substantially lower than those in plasma.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)805-808
    Number of pages4
    JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology
    Volume94
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1989

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physiology

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