Colostrum, the yellowish fluid, secreted by mother during the initial days of lactation is a very essential to mpart immunity to the new born baby infants because it contains:

 

  • Option 1)

    Natural killer cells

  • Option 2)

    Monocytes 

  • Option 3)

    Macrophages 

  • Option 4)

    Immunoglobulin A

Answers (1)

 

Colostrum -

The yellowish fluid colostrum secreted by mother during the initial days of lactation has abundant antibodies (IgA) to protect the infant.

- wherein

The foetus also receives some antibodies from their mother, through the placenta during pregnancy. These are some examples of passive immunity.

 

 

Colostrum is the first milk secreted by at the time of parturition. It contains more lactalbumin and lactoprotein and is also rich in antibodies such as immunoglobin A that confers passive immunity to the new bron.

Colostrum mainly contains

1. Nutritional factors - energy, protein, vitamin, mineral. Crabohydrates fats

2. Immune factors - IgA, IgG, IgM, IgD, IgE, lactoferrin, cytokines, etc.

3. Growth factors.

 


Option 1)

Natural killer cells

Option 2)

Monocytes 

Option 3)

Macrophages 

Option 4)

Immunoglobulin A

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