alexa Effects of lysine-arginine association on immune functions in patients with recurrent infections.
Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Biochemistry & Physiology: Open Access

Author(s): Azzar A, Carulli G, Sbrana S, RizzutiGullaci A, Minnucci S,

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Combined L-lysine-L-arginine therapy is capable of inducting recovery in age-related decline of thymic activity in mice and in elderly humans. The clinical usefulness of the association has also been shown in children with recurrent respiratory infections, while an increase in the number of CD3+ lymphocytes has been shown in patients with chronic lymphatic leukaemia. Recently, in vitro effects of the association on neutrophil function have been reported. In particular, the association was able to increase random migration, chemotaxis, phagocytosis-associated- and f-MLP-induced chemiluminescence. In this paper the authors evaluate the effects of L-lysine-L-arginine combination (lisargin) on several humoral and cell-mediated immunologic parameters in patients with recurrent infection. An increase of neutrophil random migration and chemotaxis (evaluated by a new technique, based on a computer assisted image processing system) was found. Furthermore an increase in the absolute number of lymphocytes involved in cytotoxic activity and IgG levels was observed.
This article was published in Drugs Exp Clin Res and referenced in Biochemistry & Physiology: Open Access

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • 9th International Conference on Structural Biology
    September 18-20, 2017 Zurich, Switzerland

  •  2nd International Conference on Biochemistry
    Sep 21-22, 2017, Macau, Hong Kong
  • 2nd International Conference on Biochemistry
    September 28-29, 2017 Dubai, UAE

  • 3rd Annual Congress on Bioscience
    October 16-17, 2017 Dubai,UAE

  • 3rd International Conference on Transcriptomics
    October 30 - November 01, 2017 Bangkok, Thailand

  • 3rd International Conference on Genetic and Protein Engineering (10 Plenary Forums - 1 Event)
    November 08-09, 2017 Las Vegas, USA

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords