Antibacterial effects of lactoferricin B.

  title={Antibacterial effects of lactoferricin B.},
  author={Lars H Vorland and Hilde Ulvatne and Jill D Andersen and Hanne Husom Haukland and Ostein Rekdal and John S Svendsen and Tore Jarl Gutteberg},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={31 2},
The antimicrobial peptide, lactoferricin, can be generated upon gastric pepsin cleavage of lactoferrin. We have examined the inhibitory efficacy of lactoferricin of bovine origin (Lf-cin B) on Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis and Staphylococcus aureus with or without a cell wall. We found that spheroplasts and protoplasts had a lower MIC than their… CONTINUE READING