Achyranthes aspera stimulates the immunity and enhances the antigen clearance in Catla catla.

@article{Chakrabarti2006AchyranthesAS,
  title={Achyranthes aspera stimulates the immunity and enhances the antigen clearance in Catla catla.},
  author={Rina Chakrabarti and Rao Y Vasudeva},
  journal={International immunopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={782-90}
}
Achyranthes aspera, an Indian medicinal plant (family: Amaranthaceae) was incorporated in artificial fish diet, and fed to catla Catla catla. After 4 weeks of feeding, fish were immunized with bovine serum albumin (BSA), spleen and blood were sampled on weekly intervals for four times after immunization. Antigen-specific antibody level in serum was determined by ELISA. Antigen clearance was determined in spleen by immuno-electron microscopy. Achyranthes has significantly (P<0.05) enhanced the… CONTINUE READING

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