IB 117 _12 ID Immunomodulators

IB 117 _12 ID Immunomodulators - shortening of immune cells...

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IB 117  Thomas Carlson Infectious disease  remedies:  immunomodulator Plant origin  Geographic  origin Mechanism of action /  therapeutic uses plant extract Echinacea spp. North America Treats respiratory and  gastrointestinal infections as  immunostimulant by  - increase leukocytes   - stimulate phagocytosis - increase cytokines in  peripheral blood  macrophages  root extract Astragalus China Prevents or slows  progressive telomere 
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Unformatted text preview: shortening of immune cells which enables cells to function longer and is being developed to tx HIV and AIDS Aerial part extract Uncaria tomentosa S. America Immunostimulant used to treat viral infections Silymarin and fruits Silybum marianum Europe Protects liver against toxicity, hepatitis and has anecdotally been used as an antedote against Amanita liver poisoning...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2009 for the course IB 117 taught by Professor Professorcarlson during the Fall '08 term at Berkeley.

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