fulltext.study @t Gmail

Recombinant human lactoferrin: A valuable protein for pharmaceutical products and functional foods

Paper ID Volume ID Publish Year Pages File Format Full-Text
14428 1219 2010 8 PDF Available
Title
Recombinant human lactoferrin: A valuable protein for pharmaceutical products and functional foods
Abstract

Lactoferrin, the main iron-binding protein of milk, has biological activities that are essential for the newborn and are beneficial for adults. Given this beneficial effect, there is broad interest in exogenous sources of lactoferrin in human nutrition. Consequently, several transgenic approaches to produce lactoferrin have been achieved. However, the activity of heterologous lactoferrin cannot be assumed to identically mimic that of the homologous protein. Human lactoferrin obtained from yeast, transgenic cows, and rice has met the criteria of structural similarity, high yield, and ease of protein isolation. Human lactoferrin from Aspergillus awamori has been mainly directed to therapeutic uses with advanced phases of clinical trials currently in progress. In contrast, human lactoferrin produced in transgenic cows and rice brings the clear advantage of origins compatible with use in foods, although the approval for these applications is still in process.

Keywords
Human lactoferrin; Recombinant lactoferrin; Rice; Aspergillus awamori; Transgenic cows; Functional foods; Pharmaceutical products; Iron-binding; Anti-bacterial activity
First Page Preview
Recombinant human lactoferrin: A valuable protein for pharmaceutical products and functional foods
Get Full-Text Now
Don't Miss Today's Special Offer
Price was $35.95
You save - $31
Price after discount Only $4.95
100% Money Back Guarantee
Full-text PDF Download
Online Support
Any Questions? feel free to contact us
Publisher
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: Biotechnology Advances - Volume 28, Issue 6, November–December 2010, Pages 831–838
Authors
, , ,
Subjects
Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Bioengineering
Get Full-Text Now
Don't Miss Today's Special Offer
Price was $35.95
You save - $31
Price after discount Only $4.95
100% Money Back Guarantee
Full-text PDF Download
Online Support
Any Questions? feel free to contact us