Lactation and the Mammary Gland
Michael Akers provides the basics for understanding mammary development and lactation and conveys the critical regulatory events in lactation. This text willl prove to be an invaluable overview of mamorary development and lactation for undergraduates and graduates studying lactation, new researchers, and as a review for established scientists.
Chapter 1. Overview of Mammary Development.
Chapter 2. Mammary Development, Anatomy and Physiology.
Chapter 3. Functional Development of the Mammary Gland.
Chapter 4. Milk Component Biosynthesis.
Chapter 5. Milking Management.
Chapter 6. Endocrine, Growth Factor, and Neural Regulation of Mammary Development.
Chapter 7. Endocrine, Growth Factor and Neural Regulation of Mammary Function.
Chapter 8. Biochemical Properties of Mammary Secretions.
Chapter 9. Management and Nutritional Impacts on Mammary Development and Lactational Performance.
Chapter 10. Manipulation of Mammary Development and Milk Production.