A novel bacteristatic action of bovine and porcine serum that is reversed by norepinephrine.

Abstract:

:A previously unreported anti-bacterial activity against Escherichia coli has been found in porcine and bovine sera, but not in human or chicken sera. The activity is not affected by heat inactivation of the complement system, and is bacteriostatic rather than bactericidal. Growth inhibition is reversible by addition of norepinephrine.

journal_name

Life Sci

journal_title

Life sciences

authors

Lenard J,VanDeroef R

doi

10.1016/0024-3205(95)00277-d

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1995-01-01 00:00:00

pages

443-7

issue

5

eissn

0024-3205

issn

1879-0631

pii

002432059500277D

journal_volume

57

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