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American Journal of Microbiological Research. 2015, 3(5), 171-175
DOI: 10.12691/ajmr-3-5-4
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Comparison of Methods for The Purification of Goat Lactoferrin and Antiviral Activity to Human Papillomavirus

Anggraeni R. Yugis1, Agus Saputra1, Rachmitasari Noviana2, Diah Iskandriati2, Joko Pamungkas2, 3 and Irma H. Suparto1, 2,

1Department of Chemistry, Faculty Mathematic and Science, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor-West Java, Indonesia

2Primate Research Centre, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor-West Java, Indonesia

3Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor-West Java, Indonesia

Pub. Date: October 19, 2015

Cite this paper:
Anggraeni R. Yugis, Agus Saputra, Rachmitasari Noviana, Diah Iskandriati, Joko Pamungkas and Irma H. Suparto. Comparison of Methods for The Purification of Goat Lactoferrin and Antiviral Activity to Human Papillomavirus. American Journal of Microbiological Research. 2015; 3(5):171-175. doi: 10.12691/ajmr-3-5-4


Lactoferrin (Lf) has been reported for its multifunctional properties such as antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant and anticancer activities. This protein is an 80 kDa iron-binding protein of the transferrin family. It can be isolated from milk and has been identified from various mammalian secretions. The aims of this study focused on the isolation and purification of Lf from etawa goat colostrum using several methods of chromatography and observing its activities as antiviral human papillomavirus (HPV). Purification was performed by gel filtration chromatography using Sephadex G-75 and G-100, for cation exchange chromatography with carboxymethyl Sephadex C-50, and two-steps chromatography of cation exchange resin carboxymethyl Sephadex C-50 and gel filtration resin Sephadex G-75. All columns were prepared by manual packaging. The native isolated Lf was characterized by SDS-PAGE electrophoresis. Our result showed that the best purified goat lactoferrin (gLf) was by two-steps chromatography with yield of 364 μg/mL and molecular weight 82 kDa. The pure gLf showed anti-HPV effect at concentration of 100 μg/mL after 72 hours incubation by the increased in cycle threshold (Ct) value, from 26 Ct to 36 Ct.

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