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Br J Nutr. 2000 Nov;84 Suppl 1:S39-46.

Biological activities of bovine glycomacropeptide.

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Land O'Lakes, Inc., St Paul, MN, USA. ebrod@landolakes.com.

Abstract

Biological activity of bovine kappa-caseino glycomacropeptide (GMP) has received much attention in recent years. Research has focused on the ability of GMP to bind cholera and Escherichia coli enterotoxins, inhibit bacterial and viral adhesion, suppress gastric secretions, promote bifidobacterial growth and modulate immune system responses. Of these, protection against toxins, bacteria, and viruses and modulation of the immune system are the most promising applications.

PMID:
11242445
DOI:
10.1017/s0007114500002233
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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