Lactoferrin: a multifunctional glycoprotein.

  title={Lactoferrin: a multifunctional glycoprotein.},
  author={Lars H Vorland},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  volume={107 11},
  • Lars H Vorland
  • Published 1999 in
    APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et…
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. 

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