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Zinc supplementation increases resistance to experimental infection by Trypanosoma cruzi

Journal Title:
Veterinary parasitology.
Journal Volume/Issue:
2008 June 14, v. 154, no. 1-2
Main Author:
Brazão, Vânia
Other Authors:
Caetano, Leony Cristina, Del Vecchio Filipin, Marina, Paula Alonso Toldo, Miriam, Caetano, Luana Naiara, and do Prado, José Clóvis
Format:
Electronic
Language:
English
Subjects:
Trypanosoma cruzi
animal pathogens
Chagas disease
disease resistance
zinc
dietary minerals
dietary mineral supplements
animal models
rats
resistance mechanisms
immunity
mortality
natural killer cells
T-lymphocytes
B-lymphocytes
macrophages
thymocytes
splenocytes
cell proliferation
interleukin-12
View in NAL's Catalog:
IND44252085