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Characterisation of host defence proteins in milk using a proteomic approach.
Besides providing nutrition to the newborn, milk also protects the neonate and the mammary gland against infection. As well as the six major proteins, bovine milk contains minor proteins, not all ofExpand
Immune components of bovine colostrum and milk.
Colostrum and milk provide a complete diet for the neonate. In ruminants, colostrum is also the sole source of initial acquired immunity for the offspring. Milk therefore plays an important role inExpand
The constituents of Microctonus sp. parasitoid venoms
Purified RNA transcripts from venom glands dissected from the parasitoid wasp Microctonus hyperodae were copied, cloned and sequenced using traditional dideoxy sequencing methods. Using massExpand
Immune Components of Colostrum and Milk—A Historical Perspective
Key developments in the understanding of the immune functions of milk and colostrum are reviewed, focusing on their proteinaceous components. The topics covered include the immunoglobulins, immuneExpand
cDNA microarray analysis reveals that antioxidant and immune genes are upregulated during involution of the bovine mammary gland.
We have used cDNA microarray analysis to identify genes that play a role in bovine mammary involution. Involution was induced by termination of milking, and alveolar tissue was collected from 48Expand
Large-format, two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of ovine periimplantation uterine luminal fluid proteins: identification of aldose reductase, cytoplasmic actin, and transferrin as
Early pregnancy in ruminants, such as the sheep, is characterized by relatively extensive development of the conceptus before attachment to the endometrium. Between the period of blastocyst hatchingExpand
Alterations in the salivary proteome associated with periodontitis.
AIM To identify changes in the salivary proteome associated with active periodontitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Quantitative proteomics (two-dimensional sodium dodecyl sulphate polyacrylamide gelExpand
Insulin Induction of SOCS-2 and SOCS-3 mRNA Expression in C2C12 Skeletal Muscle Cells Is Mediated by Stat5*
Previously, by a yeast 2-hybrid screen, we identified signal transducer and activator of transcription 5b (Stat5b) as a substrate of the insulin receptor (IR). We demonstrated that refeeding ofExpand
Inducibility of E4BP4 suggests a novel mechanism of negative gene regulation by glucocorticoids.
The major biological effects of glucocorticoids are thought to be initiated through changes in the expression of cellular genes. However, the mechanisms involved in the suppression of some geneExpand
Epigenetic Regulation of Milk Production in Dairy Cows
It is well established that milk production of the dairy cow is a function of mammary epithelial cell (MEC) number and activity and that these factors can be influenced by diverse environmentalExpand