The Resource Lactoferrin and its role in wound healing, Yoshiharu Takayama, (electronic resource)

Lactoferrin and its role in wound healing, Yoshiharu Takayama, (electronic resource)

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Lactoferrin and its role in wound healing
Title
Lactoferrin and its role in wound healing
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Yoshiharu Takayama
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Language
eng
Summary
“Lactoferrin and its Role in Wound Healing” summarizes the recent advances of molecular mechanisms of wound healing. It is a complex physiological process that requires the regulation of different types of cells such as immune cells, keratinocytes, fibroblasts, and endothelial cells. Lactoferrin was first identified as an iron-binding glycoprotein abundantly found in milk. It has been considered to play important roles in host defense, since lactoferrin shows broad spectrum of anti-bacterial and anti-viral activities, arising from its iron-chelating property. Furthermore, lactoferrin can regulate the function of innate and adaptive immune cells and exhibits immuno-modulating properties. These activities of lactoferrin implicate that potential use of lactoferrin as a wound healing agent. In addition, this book shows that lactoferrin is a potent regulator of dermal fibroblasts and epidermal keratinocytes, and promotes skin or corneal epithelial wound healing by increasing their proliferation, migration or deposition of extracellular matrix (ECM) components such as collagen and hyaluronan. This book provides the scientific background on use of lactoferrin as a wound healing agent. Indeed, lactoferrin exerts its biological effects by binding to specific lactoferrin receptors on target cells. This book also covers the in-depth information on roles of lactoferrin as a signaling molecule
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Takayama, Yoshiharu
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0
LC call number
RD94
LC item number
.T35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Wound healing
  • Lactoferrin
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Lactoferrin and its role in wound healing, Yoshiharu Takayama, (electronic resource)
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mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource (ix, 107 pages)
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multiple file formats
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  • online
  • electronic
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9789400724679
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uncompressed
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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illustrations
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absent
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access
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)759604823
  • (OCoLC)ocn759604823
Label
Lactoferrin and its role in wound healing, Yoshiharu Takayama, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 107 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9789400724679
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)759604823
  • (OCoLC)ocn759604823

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