The validity of the assumption of a substance determining the rate of milk secretion and undergoing monomolecular destruction, based on group behavior, is questioned on the evidence from a large number of individual lactation curves. It seems probable that the rate of decrease in the rate of milk secretion with advance in lactation is dependent upon factors of a nutritional nature.
Article| September 20 1926
INTERPRETATION OF THE LACTATION CURVE
W. L. Gaines
From the Department of Dairy Husbandry, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Accepted: June 09 1926
Online ISSN: 1540-7748
Print ISSN: 0022-1295
Copyright, 1926, by The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research
W. L. Gaines; INTERPRETATION OF THE LACTATION CURVE . J Gen Physiol 20 September 1926; 10 (1): 27–31. doi: https://doi.org/10.1085/jgp.10.1.27
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