Abstract Title:

Effect of germanium, poly-trans-[2-carboxyethyl] germasesquioxane on natural killer (NK) activity in dogs.

Abstract Source:

J Vet Med Sci. 2002 Aug;64(8):719-21. PMID: 12237519

Abstract Author(s):

Masato Kuwabara, Shigeo Ohba, Masayoshi Yukawa

Article Affiliation:

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Nihon University College of Bioresonance Sciences, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japn.


In an attempt to study the immunological effects on normal and adenocarcinoma (AC) dogs, the natural killer (NK) activity was determined. Augmentation of NK cell activities in responsive normal and AC dogs that indicatedanergy in the phaseolus vulgaris agglutinin (PHA) skin-test was manifested when the animals were accordingly treated with germanium (GN).

Study Type : Animal Study

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