Relationship between the Chromium or Chromium Compounds on Immune Functions in Animals
Received Date: Aug 16, 2017 / Accepted Date: Aug 17, 2017 / Published Date: Sep 24, 2017
There is a close relationship between the trace elements and the health of animal, especially the immune function, which is greatly, influenced by some trace elements, such as chromium, an essential element in animals. The effects of chromium on the immunity have been confirmed, thus, the aims of this review are to clarify the relationship between the chromium or chromium compounds on immune function in animals from the aspects of the development and growth, histological structure of the immune organs, non-specific immunity, humoral immunity, cellular immunity and cytokines.
Keywords: Chromium; Non-specific immunity; Humoral immunity; Cellular immunity; Cytokines
Citation: Wu B (2017) Relationship between the Chromium or Chromium Compounds on Immune Functions in Animals. J Vet Med Health 1: 101.
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