Relationship between milk lactoferrin and etiological agent in the mastitic bovine mammary gland.

@article{Chaneton2008RelationshipBM,
  title={Relationship between milk lactoferrin and etiological agent in the mastitic bovine mammary gland.},
  author={Luciano Chaneton and Liliana Tirante and Julia Maito and Joao Bosco Jares Alves Chaves and Leonardo E. Bussmann},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2008},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={1865-73}
}
Bovine mastitis is one of the most deleterious diseases for dairy herds and is mainly caused by contagious and environmental bacterial pathogens. Among contagious bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus is the most prevalent, whereas the main environmental mastitis pathogens are Streptococcus uberis and Escherichia coli. Bovine lactoferrin (bLF) is an approximately 80-kDa glycoprotein present in milk that participates in the innate response of the mammary gland against bacterial infection. The… CONTINUE READING
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