Effect of the Ketone Body Beta-Hydroxybutyrate on the Innate Defense Capability of Primary Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cells

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Hillreiner, Maria; Flinspach, Claudia; Pfaffl, Michael W.; Kliem, Heike;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4910980, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157774
  • Subject: Acute Phase Proteins | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Escherichia Coli Infections | Infectious Diseases | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Genetics | Pathogens | Immune Response | Proteins | Immunology | Chemotaxis | Biology and Life Sciences | Mastitis | Research and Analysis Methods | Microbiology | Medicine | Maternal Health | Bacterial Pathogens | Chemokines | Bacterial Diseases | Cell Motility | Q | Medical Microbiology | R | Cell Biology | Science | Biological Cultures | Women's Health | Biochemistry | Cell Cultures | Medicine and Health Sciences | Gene Expression
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Negative energy balance and ketosis are thought to cause impaired immune function and to increase the risk of clinical mastitis in dairy cows. The present in vitro study aimed to investigate the effect of elevated levels of the predominant ketone body β-hydroxybutyrate ... View more
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