Beneficial effects of sitostanol on the attenuated immune function in asthma patients : results of an in vitro approach

BACKGROUND: In vitro and animal studies have suggested that plant sterols and stanols increase cytokine production by T-helper-1 cells. This may be beneficial for patient groups characterized by a T-helper-2 dominant immune response, e.g. asthma patients. (1) to evaluate whether sitostanol induces a...

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Published in:PloS one, Vol. 7, No. 10 (2012), p. e46895
Main Author: Brüll, Florence (Author)
Other Involved Persons: Mensink, Ronald P ; Steinbusch, Mandy F ; Husche, Constanze ; Lütjohann, Dieter ; Wesseling, Geert-Jan ; Plat, Jogchum
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1932-6203
Item Description:Date Completed 28.03.2013
Date Revised 13.11.2018
published: Print-Electronic
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0046895
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