W S Koko et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 118(1), 26-34 (2008-04-29)
Ethanolic extracts of 23 medicinal plants, commonly used in Sudanese folk medicines against infectious diseases, were investigated for their immunomodulating activity using luminol/lucigenin-based chemiluminescence assay. Preliminary screenings on whole blood oxidative burst activity showed inhibitory activities of 14 plant extracts...
Alexa Klettner et al.
Ophthalmic research, 46(2), 88-91 (2011-01-29)
The retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is the most active phagocyte in the human body, and this function is indispensable for vision. In this study, we introduce an easy and inexpensive way to quantify RPE phagocytosis by opsonizing FITC-labeled latex beads...
Viral aggregating and opsonizing activity in collectin trimers
Hartshorn, K.L., et al.
American Journal of Physiology. Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, 298, 79-88 (2010)