Defence mechanisms in the bovine mammary gland (In Greek)
Authors: Mavrogianni, V.S.; Fthenakis, G.C.
Source: Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Volume 55, Number 3, July-September 2004 , pp. 235-246(12)
Publisher: Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society
Abstract:In the present article the literature on the defence mechanisms of the bovine mammary gland is reviewed. The article is divided into three sections: (i) The teat, (ii) Cellular defence mechanisms (number of somatic cells, type of somatic cells, counting of somatic cells, defence role of somatic cells: macrophages, neutrophils, lymphocytes) and (iii) Chemoral defence mechanisms (cytokines: IL-1, IL-2, IL-8, granulocyte/macrophage-colony stimulating factor and TNF-α, immunoglobulins, complement, lactoferrin, lactoperoxidase/thiocyanate/ H2O2 system, lysozyme).
Document Type: Review article
Publication date: 2004-07-01
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