immunoenhancement

im·mu·no·en·hance·ment

(im'yū-nō-en-hans'ment),
Increasing the immune response; aside from antibody, nonspecific substances may also act to enhance immune response.

im·mu·no·en·hance·ment

(im'yū-nō-en-hans'mĕnt)
immunology The potentiating effect of specific antibody in establishing and in delaying rejection of a tumor allograft.
Synonym(s): immunologic enhancement.
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Zhang, "The antitumor and immunoenhancement activity of Lycium Barbarum polysaccharides in hepatoma H22-bearing mice," Acta Nutrimenta Sinica, vol.
These results indicate that the phagocytosis of macrophages in the hypertrophied spleen is primarily aimed at the immunoenhancement lymphocyte subsets.
All of the statistically significant correlations between OC concentrations and lymphocyte proliferation were positive, suggesting immunoenhancement (Table 1).
Modern pharmacology research has confirmed that Dendrobium officinale and its polysaccharide fraction possess anticancer, hepatoprotective, hypolipidemic, antifatigue, antioxidant, anticonstipation, hypoglycemic, gastric ulcer protective, and antihypertensive effects, immunoenhancement, and so on [2-4].
[10],[17] Moreover, reduced frequency of CD16, CD56, and CD25 lymphocytes and decreased lymphokine-activated killer cell activity were detected in patients with anti-IL-2 autoantibodies.[18],[19] In fact, in the recent years, a dual role of anti-IL-2 autoantibodies including immunoenhancement and immunosuppression was reported.
Su, "Immunoenhancement effects of Shenqi Fuzheng injection on cyclophosphamide-induced immunosuppression in Balb/c mice," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Studies have shown that Zn is associated with antioxidative and immune functions in the liver and serum, but it is less well known whether Zn has an immunoenhancement effect on the spleen [8].
The beneficial roles of astaxanthin in biological systems like light protection, immunoenhancement, protection against carcinogens and powerful antioxidant property has generated extensive interest in Xanthophyllomyces research.
The results showed immunoenhancement in ivermectin medicated broilers of Groups E and F.
Complementary Alternative Therapy Antioxidant therapy Low molecular antioxidant compound Anoxe--SOD-like activity Immunoenhancement MGN3--Enzyme yeast cells Live yeast cells Fresh bamboo leaf extract Angiogenic therapy LCE antioxidants Stem cells therapy Umbilical cordon Mesenchyme Intraintestinal environment Autolysate of human bacteria improvement Probiotics Diet therapy Serge Jurasunas nutritional system Detoxification Energy sand bath CGF Detoxifying drinks Notes
Propolis shows antibacterial (Bankova, 2005), analgesic/anti-inflammatory (Ledon et al., 1997), antioxidant (Heim et al., 2002), prooxidant (Galati et al., 2002), immunoenhancement (Orsolic et al., 2002), antiproliferative activity in human tumor cells (Chen et al., 2004a, b), antitumor activity in mice (El-khawaga et al., 2003; Orsolic and Basic, 2003) and radioprotective effects in in vitro cultures (Liu and Zheng, 2002; Montoro et al., 2004; Orsolic et al., 2006).
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