Binding and Endocytosis of Bovine Hololactoferrin by the Parasite Entamoeba histolytica


Entamoeba histolytica is a human parasite that requires iron (Fe) for its metabolic function and virulence. Bovine lactoferrin (B-Lf) and its peptides can be found in the digestive tract after dairy products are ingested. The aim of this study was to compare virulent trophozoites recently isolated from hamster liver abscesses with nonvirulent trophozoites… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2015/375836


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