1. Li Z, Liu H, Jin X, Lo L, & Liu J (2012) Expression profiles of microRNAs from lactating and non-lactating bovine mammary glands and identification of miRNA related to lactation. (Translated from Eng) BMC Genomics 13:731 (in Eng).

2. Kosaka N, Izumi H, Sekine K, & Ochiya T (2010) microRNA as a new immune-regulatory agent in breast milk. (Translated from eng) Silence 1:7 (in Eng).

3. Chen X, Gao C, Li H, Huang L, Sun Q, Dong Y, Tian C et al. (2010) Identification and characterization of microRNAs in raw milk during different periods of lactation, commercial fluid, and powdered milk products. (Translated from Eng) Cell Res 20:1128-1137 (in Eng).

4. Hata T, Murakami K, Nakatani H, Tamamoto Y, Matsuda T, Aoki N. (2010) Isolation of bovine milk-derived microvesicles carrying mRNAs and microRNAs. (Translated from Eng) Biochem Biophys Res Commun 396:528-533 (in Eng).

5. Izumi H, Kosaka N, Shimizu T, Sekine K, Ochiya T, Takase M. (2012) Bovine milk contains microRNA and messenger RNA that are stable under degradative conditions. (Translated from Eng) J Dairy Sci 95:4831-4841 (in Eng).

6. Admyre C, Johansson SM, Qazi KR, Filen JJ, Lahesmaa R, Norman M, Neve EP et al.(2007) Exosomes with immune modulatory features are present in human breast milk. (Translated from Eng) J Immunol179:1969-1978 (in Eng).

7. Zhang L, Hou D, Chen X, Li D, Zhu L, Zhang Y, Li J et al. (2012) Exogenous plant MIR168a specifically targets mammalian LDLRAP1: Evidence of cross-kingdom regulation by microRNA. (Translated from Eng) Cell Res 22:107-126 (in Eng).


Contributed by

Prof. Peter Williamson
Associate Professor, Physiology and Genomics
Associate Dean of Research
Faculty of Veterinary Science
University of Sydney, Australia