Abstract Title:

Fucoidan extracted from Fucus evanescens brown algae corrects immunity and hemostasis disorders in experimental endotoxemia.

Abstract Source:

Bull Exp Biol Med. 2009 Jan ;147(1):66-9. PMID: 19526134

Abstract Author(s):

T A Kuznetsova

Article Affiliation:

Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia. niiem_vl@mail.ru

Abstract:

Fucoidan extracted from brown algae (Fucus evanescens) was used for correction of immunity and hemostasis disorders in experimental endotoxemia induced by injection of LPS. Fucoidan reduced the elevated levels of proinflammatory cytokines (TNF-alpha, IL-1, IL-6) and partially arrested hypercoagulation phenomena, thus improving animal resistance to LPS.

Study Type : Animal Study
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