TITLE

Milk yields up ally in fight against tooth decay

AUTHOR(S)
Thwaites, Tim
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/20/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1778, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that biochemists from the University of Melbourne in Victoria have found that a peptide extracted from milk has the ability to not only reduce cavities in teeth, but also to help repair tooth decay. Plans for clinical tests of the compound in 1992; Characteristics of casein phosphopeptides contained in the extract; Details of how tooth decay occurs.
ACCESSION #
10556363

 

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