Iron sequestration by human lactoferrin stimulates P. aeruginosa surface motility and blocks biofilm formation

Biometals. 2004 Jun;17(3):267-70. doi: 10.1023/b:biom.0000027703.77456.27.


This paper summarizes a presentation at the 6th International Conference on Lactoferrin Structure and Function. Some of this data has been previously published.

MeSH terms

  • Biofilms*
  • Cell Movement / physiology
  • Humans
  • Iron / metabolism*
  • Lactoferrin / metabolism*
  • Mucous Membrane / metabolism
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa / metabolism*


  • Iron
  • Lactoferrin