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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 172072, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/172072
Research Article

Single Intramammary Infusion of Recombinant Bovine Interleukin-8 at Dry-Off Induces the Prolonged Secretion of Leukocyte Elastase, Inflammatory Lactoferrin-Derived Peptides, and Interleukin-8 in Dairy Cows

1Dairy Hygiene Research Division, Hokkaido Research Station, National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH), National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO), 4 Hitsujigaoka, Sapporo 062-0045, Japan
2Intellectual Property and Technology Management Section, NIAH, NARO, 3-1-1 Kannnondai, Tsukuba 305-0856, Japan
3Pathology and Pathophysiology Research Division, NIAH, NARO, 3-1-1 Kannnondai, Tsukuba 305-0856, Japan
4Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0818, Japan

Received 11 April 2012; Accepted 25 June 2012

Academic Editor: Jyoji Yamate

Copyright © 2012 Atsushi Watanabe et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Atsushi Watanabe, Jiro Hirota, Shinya Shimizu, Shigeki Inumaru, and Kazuhiro Kimura, “Single Intramammary Infusion of Recombinant Bovine Interleukin-8 at Dry-Off Induces the Prolonged Secretion of Leukocyte Elastase, Inflammatory Lactoferrin-Derived Peptides, and Interleukin-8 in Dairy Cows,” Veterinary Medicine International, vol. 2012, Article ID 172072, 8 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/172072