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Hyperimmune Bovine Colostrum (Code C78491)

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Preferred Name: Hyperimmune Bovine Colostrum

Definition: A dietary supplement consisting of bovine colostrum, containing high titers of immunoglobulins (Igs), with immunostimulating and anti-infective activities. Hyperimmune bovine colostrum is harvested during the first days after calving from cows that have been inoculated repeatedly with specific pathogens during pregnancy. In addition to high titers of anti-pathogen specific antibodies, hyperimmune colostrum is also rich in other immune factors, proline-rich polypeptides (PRP), lactoferrin, glycoproteins, lactalbumins, cytokines, growth factors, vitamins, and minerals. This dietary supplement may exhbit anti-infective activity in immunocompromised patients.

Label: Hyperimmune Bovine Colostrum

NCI Thesaurus Code: C78491 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL387461  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Hyperimmune Bovine Colostrum
Hyperimmune Colostrum

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 600855
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 600855 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C78491
Legacy_Concept_Name Bovine_Colostrum
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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