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Amoebicidal activity of milk, apo-lactoferrin, sIgA and lysozyme.
OBJECTIVES To identify amoebicidal components in human milk and the effect of iron on the amoebicidal activity. DESIGN Investigation in axenic cultures of Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites. Expand
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Host-Parasite Interaction: Parasite-Derived and -Induced Proteases That Degrade Human Extracellular Matrix
Parasitic protozoa are among the most important pathogens worldwide. Diseases such as malaria, leishmaniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, and trypanosomiasis affect millions of people.Expand
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The Clinically Isolated FIZ15 Bacteriophage Causes Lysogenic Conversion in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1
Abstract. FIZ15 bacteriophage, from a human clinical isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, causes lysogenic conversion in the P. aeruginosa strain PAO1. The prophage-conferred phenotypes are: (1)Expand
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Comparative enzymology of beta-oxidation.
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Bactericidal effect of lactoferrin and lactoferrin chimera against halophilic Vibrio parahaemolyticus.
Infections caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus, an halophilic member of the genus Vibrio, have increased globally in the last 5 years. Diarrhea caused by V. parahaemolyticus results from eating raw orExpand
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Lactoferrin: Balancing Ups and Downs of Inflammation Due to Microbial Infections
Lactoferrin (Lf) is a glycoprotein of the primary innate immune-defense system of mammals present in milk and other mucosal secretions. This protein of the transferrin family has broad antimicrobialExpand
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An orthologue of the cor gene is involved in the exclusion of temperate lambdoid phages. Evidence that Cor inactivates FhuA receptor functions.
A new set of lambdoid phages (mEp) classified into different immunity groups was previously described. Phages mEp213, mEp237, and mEp410 were unable to grow in mEp167 lysogenic cells, presumably dueExpand
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Flagella and Motility in Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae.
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae has been considered nonmotile and nonflagellate. In this work, it is demonstrated that A. pleuropneumoniae produces flagella composed of a 65-kDa protein with anExpand
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Aqueous crude extract of Rhoeo discolor, a Mexican medicinal plant, decreases the formation of liver preneoplastic foci in rats.
There are many plants in Mexico with medicinal properties, some of them used in alternative medicine to treat cancer, such is the case of Rhoeo discolor L. Hér Hance (Commelinaceae family); however,Expand
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Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae increases the susceptibility of pigs to experimental Pasteurella multocida pneumonia.
The interaction between Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Pasteurella multocida in experimental pneumonia was investigated in conventional pigs. The experimental animals were 49 days old when inoculatedExpand
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