Lactoferrin: an iron-binding antimicrobial protein against Escherichia coli infection


Escherichia coli (E. coli) are the most common aerobic gram-negative bacilli in a normal intestinal tract. They cause most of the intra-abdominal infections, wound infections associated with abdominal surgery, and septicemia. Most of these infections are of endogenous intestinal origin. Lactoferrin (LF) is an iron-binding glycoprotein found in milk and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10534-011-9423-8


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