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Effects of chitosan on serum cytokine levels in elderly subjects

  • At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: BAEK, Kyung-Sin (School of Pharmacy, Kyung-Hee University, Seoul, South-Korea)
  • Co-author(s): Kim, Young-Hee (School of Pharmacy, Kyung-Hee University, SEOUL, South-Korea)
    Chong, Se-Young (School of Pharmacy, Kyung-Hee University, SEOUL, South-Korea)
  • Abstract:

    Chitosan is prepared by chemical N-acetylglucosamine of chitin. To evaluate the effect of chitosan on serum cytokine levels in elderly adults after oral intake, 5.1 g/day of free amino chitosan was given to elderly (age range 74~86, mean 80 ± 3) volunteers during an 8 week-experimental period. IL-2, IL-4, TNF-α levels were significantly ..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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