Author(s): Vorland LH
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Abstract Lactoferrin is an iron-binding glycoprotein found in milk, exocrine secretions of mammals, and in secondary granules from polymorphonuclear neutrophils. This review describes the wide spectrum of functions ascribed to lactoferrin, with special emphasis on the antimicrobial properties of this protein, and its derived peptides.
This article was published in APMIS
and referenced in Journal of Colitis & Diverticulitis