IB 117 _24 ID Immunomodulators

IB 117 _24 ID Immunomodulators - function longer and is...

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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  shortening of immune cells  which enables cells to 
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Unformatted text preview: 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 coffee decoction Coffea arabica NE Africa Reduces development of liver cirrhosis and gall bladder disease...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course IB 117 taught by Professor Professorcarlson during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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