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Goat milk with and without increased concentrations of lysozyme improves repair of intestinal cell damage induced by enteroaggregative Escherichia coli

  • Eunice B Carvalho1,
  • Elizabeth A Maga2,
  • Josiane S Quetz1,
  • Ila FN Lima1,
  • Hemerson YF Magalhães1,
  • Felipe AR Rodrigues1,
  • Antônio VA Silva1,
  • Mara MG Prata1,
  • Paloma A Cavalcante1,
  • Alexandre Havt1,
  • Marcelo Bertolini2,
  • Luciana R Bertolini2 and
  • Aldo AM Lima1, 3Email author
BMC Gastroenterology201212:106

Received: 18 February 2012

Accepted: 31 July 2012

Published: 11 August 2012

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Original Submission
18 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
18 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mona Bajaj-Elliott
13 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paul Kelly
16 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Aldo Lima
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
11 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-230X-12-106

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology & INCT-Biomedicine, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Ceará
Department of Animal Science, University of California
School of Medicine, Health Science Center, University of Fortaleza