Biological and clinical significance of lipids as modulators of immune system functions.

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It is widely recognized that malnutrition is the commonest cause of immunodeficiency worldwide (14). In fact, a recent investigation has determined that food intake increases the levels of gamma interferon (IFN) but not interleukin-4 (IL-4) production, whereas starvation enhances the IL-4 response but not IFNlevels of T lymphocytes (76). Therefore, the… (More)

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@article{Pablo2002BiologicalAC, title={Biological and clinical significance of lipids as modulators of immune system functions.}, author={Manuel A de Pablo and Mar{\'i}a A. Puertollano and Gerardo Alvarez de Cienfuegos}, journal={Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology}, year={2002}, volume={9 5}, pages={945-50} }