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Lactoferrin Summary

Description: An iron-binding protein in plasma and secretions (milk, mucus, bile), secreted by leukocytes. It is an important component of GRANULOCYTES. It is bacteriostatic, working by depriving bacteria of iron essential for growth.

Also Known As: Lactotransferrin

Networked: 1625 relevant articles (109 outcomes, 268 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Lactoferrin is Relevant

  1. Infection : 25 outcomes 43 studies in 319 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 11 outcomes 19 studies in 150 results
  3. Sepsis (Septicemia) : 11 outcomes 11 studies in 57 results
  4. Inflammation : 8 outcomes 18 studies in 203 results
  5. Mastitis : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 37 results
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Drugs Related to Lactoferrin

  1. Iron
  2. Peroxidase (Myeloperoxidase)
  3. Muramidase (Lysozyme)
  4. Leukocyte L1 Antigen Complex (Calgranulin)
  5. Carrier Proteins (Binding Protein)
  6. BCG Vaccine
  7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  8. Antigens
  9. Lactoferrin
  10. Penicillins (Penicillin)
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Therapies Related to Lactoferrin

  1. Oral Administration
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Intraperitoneal Injections
  4. Fluid Therapy (Oral Rehydration Therapy)
  5. Colectomy
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