Search for dissertations about: "miguel guzman"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words miguel guzman.

  1. 1. The Role of Zinc in Leishmaniasis and Tuberculosis

    Author : Miguel Guzman; Tillämpad biokemi; []
    Keywords : Cutaneous leishmaniasis; tuberculosis; zinc supplementation; lymphocytes; cell proliferation; INF-γ; CD4 CD8 ratio;

    Abstract : The synergistic relation between nutritional deficiency and infection may have negative effects on the immune system, making individuals more vulnerable to infection. Zinc can affect the resistance to infections by modulating cytokine release, and by acting as a cofactor of thymulin, which induces the differentiation of immature T lymphocytes. READ MORE