MFGE8

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MFGE8

A gene on chromosome 15q25 that encodes medin (milk fat globule-EGF factor 8 protein), which plays a key role in maintaining epithelial homeostasis and in promoting mucosal healing. Medin promotes VEGF-dependent neovascularisation, helps remove apoptotosed cells, binds to phosphatidylserine-enriched cell surfaces in a receptor-independent manner and binds rotavirus, inhibiting its replication.
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Some of the compounds found in MFGM are also rich in antiviral and antimicrobial mechanisms that combat infections.
With all of these benefits, it's not so surprising why scientists are heralding MFGM as a breakthrough.
Composicion del globulo de grasa de la leche bovina (mg/kg leche) Componentes Globulo de grasa de la leche Nucleo MFGM Proteinas 350 Glice ridos Trigliceridos 3300 670 Digliceridos 100 Trazas Monogliceridos 10 Trazas Fosfolipidos Trazas 210 Esfingolipidos Trazas SC AG 25 Trazas Esteroles 100 15 Vitamin as(A,D,E,K) 2 Agua 60 80 Otros 30
Niklas Timby of Ume University in Sweden has shown that MFGM supplementation of infant formula narrows the gap in cognitive development between breast-fed and formula-fed infants.
MFGM components produce neurotransmitters that carry information from one brain cell to another.
'MFGM is an innovative ingredient, rich in important nutrients.