Seema Menon

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We have previously shown that continuous administration of anti-interleukin 10 (anti-IL-10) antibodies (Abs) to BALB/c mice modifies endogenous levels of autoantibodies, tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), and interferon gamma, three immune mediators known to affect the development of autoimmunity in "lupus-prone" New Zealand black/white (NZB/W)F1(More)
We investigated the ability of interleukin 10 (IL-10) to protect mice against lethal shock induced by staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB). Treatment of mice with IL-10 prevented the death of mice injected with SEB in a dose-dependent manner. IL-10-mediated protection was apparent when administered either prior to or concurrent with SEB but was less effective(More)
BACKGROUND Gmelina arborea (GA) is widely used in traditional medicine for treating a number of ailments including gastrointestinal tract disorders. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the gastroprotective effect of GA stem bark against ethanol-induced gastric ulcer in Wistar rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS All animals were fasted for 36 h and received GA extract 250 and(More)
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