lactenin


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lac·te·nin

(lak'tĕ-nin),
An antibacterial agent active against streptococci isolated from cow's milk.

lactenin

A primitive term for a nitrogenous substance (of unknown nature) with anti-streptococcal activity which was isolated from cow’s milk; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

lactenin

a bacteriostatic substance in milk.