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[Modification of innate immunity in humans by active components of shark liver oil].

Authors
  • Tchórzewski, Henryk
  • Banasik, Małgorzata
  • Głowacka, Ewa
  • Lewkowicz, Przemysław
Type
Published Article
Journal
Polski merkuriusz lekarski : organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2002
Volume
13
Issue
76
Pages
329–332
Identifiers
PMID: 12557443
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

See fish oils affect different systemic reactions innate immunity including. Innate immunity is responsible for immediate pathogen recognition and inactivation. Innate immunity decides also on the type of required immunity development. In the presented paper we have proved that supportive treatment with shark oil components normalize complement level, natural killer cells activity and reactive oxygen intermediates production by peripheral blood leukocytes of peoples suffering from active form rheumatoid arthritis.

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