Table 1

Compositions of experimental diets*
Component (g/Kg) Control diet Fe-Lf diet
Casein 144.3 139.3
Fe-Lf 0 5
L-Cystine 1.79 1.79
Corn starch 463.38 463.38
Maltodextrin 154.23 154.23
Sucrose 99.5 99.5
Soybean oil 39.8 39.8
Cellulose 49.75 49.75
Mineral mix, AIN-93 M-MX (94049) 34.83 34.83
Vitamin mix, AIN-93-VX (94047) 9.95 9.95
Choline bitartrate 2.49 2.49
TBHQ, antioxidant 0.008 0.008

*The diets were prepared based on the Harlan Teklad AIN-93 M

(TD 94048) diet. TBHQ, tert-butylhydroquinone; Fe-Lf, iron-saturated bovine lactoferrin (100% iron-saturated).

Sun et al.

Sun et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:591   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-591

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