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- Jensenius, J.C., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of dairy science 2011 v.94 no.5 pp. 2159-2170
- fetal bovine serum; lactose; cell viability; humans; lactalbumin; cytotoxicity; cattle; purification methods; bovine serum albumin; oleic acid
- ... α-Lactalbumin is a ubiquitous calcium-binding milk protein with a well-characterized function in regulating the synthesis of lactose. An entirely different activity has been shown to occur when a complex is formed between calcium-free α-lactalbumin and oleic acid. This complex shows strong cytotoxic action against several cancer cells, and several mechanisms have been suggested to account for this ...