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Bovine lactoferrin targets apoptotic and EGFR mechanisms in breast cancer

Gibbons, Jessica 2015, Bovine lactoferrin targets apoptotic and EGFR mechanisms in breast cancer, PhD thesis, School of Medicine, Deakin University.

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Title Bovine lactoferrin targets apoptotic and EGFR mechanisms in breast cancer
Author Gibbons, Jessica
Institution Deakin University
School School of Medicine
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Kanwar (nee Kaur), Rupinder
Kanwar, Jagat
Date submitted 2015-05
Keyword(s) breast cancer
lactoferrin
epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)
Summary  This research investigated the anti-cancer effects of milk protein, lactoferrin. It was found that lactoferrin specifically induced cell death in breast cancer cells and was non-toxic to normal mammary gland cells. Key molecular mechanisms targeted by lactoferrin were elucidated in this study which provides important insight into the activity of this protein as an anti-cancer agent.
Language eng
Field of Research 111201 Cancer Cell Biology
100709 Nanomedicine
Socio Economic Objective 920102 Cancer and Related Disorders
Description of original x, iv-xvi, 284 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.9944906
Restricted until 2018-08-27
Copyright notice ┬ęThe Author. All Rights Reserved.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30079448

Document type: Thesis
Collection: Higher degree theses (citation only)
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