Product name: Lactoferrin
CAS NO: 112163-33-4
Other Name:Lactoferricin B
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Mol weight: 3125.8274
What is lactoferrin?
Lactoferrin is a nutrient classically found in mammalian milk. It binds iron and is transferred via a variety of receptors into and between cells, serum, bile, and cerebrospinal fluid. It has important immunological properties, and is both antibacterial and antiviral.
what is fecal lactoferrin (what is lactoferrin in stool)?
Lactoferrin is a stool (fecal) test that is used to detect inflammation in the intestines. Intestinal inflammation is associated with, for example, some bacterial infections and, in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), it is associated with disease activity and severity.
what does it mean to test positive for lactoferrin?what does it mean if your stool is positive for lactoferrin?what does positive lactoferrin in stool mean?
What does the lactoferrin testing result mean? An elevated lactoferrin level in the stool indicates that inflammation is likely present and active in the digestive tract but does not indicate either its location or cause. In general, the degree of elevation is associated with the severity of the inflammation.
what is the normal range for lactoferrin
The normal ranges are well defined as calprotectin <50 μg/g and lactoferrin <7.25 μg/g and have been demonstrated as raised in inflammatory, infective and neoplastic enteropathies.
What is lactoferrin good for?
lactoferrin benefits is used for treating stomach and intestinal ulcers, diarrhea, and hepatitis C. It is also used as an antioxidant and to protect against bacterial and viral infections.
What is lactoferrin Possible Side Effects
When taken in excessive doses, lactoferrin may cause a number of adverse effects, including fatigue and constipation. Skin rash, loss of appetite, and chills have also been reported. (Consuming higher amounts of lactoferrin from cow's milk might be safe, but only for up to a year.)