Olav T Oftedal

Summary

Affiliation: Smithsonian Institution
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The mammary gland and its origin during synapsid evolution
    Olav T Oftedal
    Department of Conservation Biology, Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia 20008, USA
    J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 7:225-52. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The origin of lactation as a water source for parchment-shelled eggs
    Olav T Oftedal
    Department of Conservation Biology, Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia 20008, USA
    J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 7:253-66. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Does the milk of Callitrichid monkeys differ from that of larger anthropoids?
    Michael L Power
    Nutrition Laboratory, Department of Conservation Biology, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Primatol 56:117-27. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The composition of milk from free-living common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) in Brazil
    Michael L Power
    Nutrition Laboratory, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:78-83. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of oligosaccharides in milk of a mink, Mustela vison
    Tadasu Urashima
    Graduate School of Hood Hydiene, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 142:461-71. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in body composition of female big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) during lactation
    Wendy R Hood
    Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 176:807-19. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of wild anthropoid primate milks
    Lauren A Milligan
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 149:74-82. 2008

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint The mammary gland and its origin during synapsid evolution
    Olav T Oftedal
    Department of Conservation Biology, Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia 20008, USA
    J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 7:225-52. 2002
    ..Nipples that arose from the mammary patch rendered mammary hairs obsolete, while placental structures have allowed lactation to be truncated in living eutherians...
  2. ncbi request reprint The origin of lactation as a water source for parchment-shelled eggs
    Olav T Oftedal
    Department of Conservation Biology, Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia 20008, USA
    J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 7:253-66. 2002
    ..In its simplest form, mammary secretion may be an ancient trait of egg-laying synapsids, having had an important role long before milk became obligatory for suckling young...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does the milk of Callitrichid monkeys differ from that of larger anthropoids?
    Michael L Power
    Nutrition Laboratory, Department of Conservation Biology, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Primatol 56:117-27. 2002
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  4. ncbi request reprint The composition of milk from free-living common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) in Brazil
    Michael L Power
    Nutrition Laboratory, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:78-83. 2008
    ..Thus, common marmoset milk exhibits axes of variability (especially fat concentration) as well as a significant stability in the relative amount of protein...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of oligosaccharides in milk of a mink, Mustela vison
    Tadasu Urashima
    Graduate School of Hood Hydiene, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 142:461-71. 2005
    ..Some of the neutral and acidic oligosaccharides, determined here, had been found also in harbour seal milk, but the harbour seal oligosaccharides did not contain alpha(1-3)-linked Gal residues...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in body composition of female big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) during lactation
    Wendy R Hood
    Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 176:807-19. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid composition of wild anthropoid primate milks
    Lauren A Milligan
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 149:74-82. 2008
    ..This seems to be unrelated to requirements of a larger brain and may instead reflect species-specific metabolic processes or an unknown source of this fatty acid in the mountain gorilla diet...