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Experimental investigation of the immunoregulatory and anti-inflammatory effects of the traditional Chinese medicine "Li-Yan Zhi-Ke Granule" for relieving chronic pharyngitis in rats.
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PMID:  20349277     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Chronic pharyngitis, a chronic inflammation of the pharyngeal mucous membrane and submucous lymphoid tissues, is often caused by unsatisfactory treatment of acute pharyngitis or repeated occurrences of upper respiratory tract infection and is related to a high-dust environment. Traditional herbal pharmacotherapy is well known for combining plant species to create complex phytochemical mixtures in the attempt to ameliorate pathophysiological processes. The aim of current study is to investigate the effect of immunoregulation and anti-inflammation with the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) "Li-Yan Zhi-Ke Granule" in rats. Determination of serum hemolysin and the carbon particle clearance test were performed. The results demonstrate that administration of the TCM "Li-Yan Zhi-Ke Granule" may improve the effect of phagocytosis by mononuclear macrophages and immune function in rats, and may also increase the immunoregulatory and anti-inflammatory responses of rats with chronic pharyngitis. This traditional drug could relieve the symptoms of sore throat and cough in rats with chronic pharyngitis.
Yiyi Sun; Zhihe Zang; Xiaohong Xu; Zhonglin Zhang; Ling Zhong; Wang Zan; Yan Zhao; Lin Sun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Molecular biology reports     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1573-4978     ISO Abbreviation:  Mol. Biol. Rep.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0403234     Medline TA:  Mol Biol Rep     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-203     Citation Subset:  IM    
Chengdu Medical College, and West China Hospital, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan Province, China.
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