Meghnad Bhowmick

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Obesity or overweight is a risk factor for several health disorders such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and certain cancers. Furthermore, obesity affects almost all body systems including the extracellular matrix (ECM) by generating a pro-inflammatory environment, which are associated with abnormal secretions of several cytokines or hormonal substances,(More)
Successful attenuation of allograft rejection rate is a major clinical aspect in transplant. The CD52 binding monoclonal antibody CAMPATH1 or alemtuzumab, in this aspect, shows a promise as an effective immunomodifier. This humanized monoclonal antibody efficiently depletes CD52-bearing mature B- and T lymphocytes from circulation and thereby causes(More)
Owing to an insufficient understanding of molecular mechanisms, currently the best treatment available for chronic kidney failure is transplantation. There is a heightened need for effective immunosuppressants to counteract rejection. Alemtuzumab, a humanized anti-CD52 antibody, is a powerful lymphocyte-depleting agent. Recently, it has been increasingly(More)
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