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Hans Vogel, a professor in the biological sciences department, is the guest editor of a special issue of the journal Biochemistry and Cell Biology that focuses on lactoferrin, an important iron-binding protein with many health benefits.
Very low birth-weight newborns who received the milk protein lactoferrin alone or in combination with a probiotic had a reduced incidence of late-onset sepsis, according to a study in the October 7 issue of JAMA.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Lee Joon-seung] Seoul, Oct. 2 (Yonhap) - No domestically sold baby food or formulas have been found to contain the industrial chemical that has so far killed four infants in China, the government said Thursday.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Yonhap) - No domestically sold baby formula has been found to contain the industrial chemical that has so far killed four infants in China, the government said Thursday.
The Scandinavian-based drug development company Lytix Biopharma revealed more information on its lead anti-cancer molecule Oncopore at BIO 2008 in San Diego.
A milk protein that dramatically improves bone density in laboratory tests offers hope to the tens of thousands of women and men who suffer from debilitating osteoporosis.
NZ researchers discover lactoferrin for osteoporosis treatment WELLINGTON, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand researchers have discovered remarkable bone-building properties in the milk protein lactoferrin, which could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis.
Herman the Bull was the first genetically modified or transgenic bovine in the world. The publication of Herman’s creation caused an ethical storm. At the early embryo stage, Herman was genetically engineered within a laboratory by Gen Pharm International of Mountain View, California. Scientists microinjected cells with the human gene coding for lactoferrin. The Dutch Parliament changed law in December of 1992 to enable Herman to reproduce. Eight calves were born in 1994 following a...
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