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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Williams, L.A.D.; The, T.L.; Gardner, Michael; Fletcher, Cyril K.; Naravane, A.; Gibbs, W. Nigel; Fleischhacker, R.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology); Faculty of Medical Sciences
Article Title
Immunomodulatory activities of Petiveria alliacea
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Phytotherapy Research
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Date of Publication
1997
Volume ID
11
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251-253
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Abstract
A non-polar extract of Petiveria aliacea increased the phagocytotic index of human granulocytes from 4.0 to 6.2. One of the immunomodulatory compounds present in the extract is dibenzyltrisulphide, which caused an increase in the weight of the thymus and Peyer's patches.
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