Journal article

Lactoferrin (LF): a natural antimicrobial protein

Bushra Niaz, Farhan Saeed, Awais Ahmed, Muhammad Imran, Abid Aslam Maan, Muhammad Kashif Iqbal Khan, Tabussam Tufail, Faqir Muhammad Anjum, Shahzad Hussain, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria

International Journal of Food Properties | Taylor & Francis Open | Published : 2019


Improved awareness regarding diet and health linkages has motivated researchers to give more attention to the health perspectives of individual foods. During the previous two decades, the global dairy industry diverted its interest from simple processing of commodities to the value addition. A significant income is being earned in the dairy industry from specialty proteins. Pakistan ranked 3rd in milk production worldwide and different milking animals e.g. cow, buffalo, goat and camel should be studied for their potential for generating new health-promoting diets and nutraceuticals foods. Bioactive proteins and peptides from having abundant applications including an antimicrobial food additi..

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University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by International Scientific Partnership Program (ISPP) at King Saud University

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors are thankful to University of Gambia and Institute of Home & Food Sciences Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. The Authors also extend their appreciation to the International Scientific Partnership Program (ISPP) at King Saud University for Funding this research work from Project No. 0023.