Will Transfer Factors Replace Vaccines?

Dan Marquez dmarquez3 at socal.rr.com
Tue Dec 31 02:32:28 EST 2002

Transfer Factors are the immune-enhancing biochemicals found in colostrum (the yellowish secretion in a mother's breasts the first three days after birth). From my limited understanding, they are the proteins that pass immunity from mothers to newborns during the first few days of breastfeeding. (Neither antibody nor antigen can account for the rapid development of antibodies of colostrum-fed newborns).

Now there are antigen-specific TF's being created in laboratories.  Will these new super TF's offer a means to immunize people with simple pills?  Can they replace dangerous vaccines such as smallpox vaccines?


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