Section 14
Chapter 13,559

The effect of commercial pasteurisation on the vitamin B complex of milk

Kon, S.K.

Milk and Nutrition. Part 1, 49-51


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Thirty pairs of rats received 8 ml. daily of raw or pasteurized milk as sole source of the vitamin B complex, an amount which only allowed subnormal growth. After 4 weeks no difference in growth was apparent; after 8 weeks the males, but not the females, receiving raw milk were slightly, but significantly, heavier than those receiving pasteurized milk. A destruction of some part of the vitamin B complex had therefore occurred during pasteurization. M. H.

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