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Lactoferrin

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)

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Experts

1. Kruzel, Marian L: 24 articles (07/2015 - 03/2002)
2. Actor, Jeffrey K: 19 articles (07/2015 - 03/2002)
3. Valenti, Piera: 18 articles (10/2014 - 01/2002)
4. Yamauchi, Koji: 17 articles (11/2014 - 03/2002)
5. Hwang, Shen-An: 16 articles (07/2015 - 03/2002)
6. Superti, Fabiana: 15 articles (02/2015 - 02/2002)
7. Kanwar, Jagat R: 12 articles (12/2015 - 03/2008)
8. Kanwar, Rupinder K: 12 articles (12/2015 - 03/2008)
9. Iigo, Masaaki: 12 articles (07/2015 - 06/2002)
10. Wakabayashi, Hiroyuki: 12 articles (11/2014 - 10/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Sepsis (Septicemia)
4. Inflammation
5. Mastitis

Related Drugs and Biologics

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)

Related Therapies and Procedures

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