Effect of Z-100, an immunomodulator extracted from human type tubercle bacilli, on the pulmonary metastases of Lewis lung carcinoma in attempt to regulate suppressor T cells and suppressor factor, IL-4.

In the present study, anti-metastatic effect of Z-100 on the spontaneous pulmonary metastases of Lewis lung carcinoma (3LL) was examined in an attempt to regulate suppressor T cells. When Z-100 (10 mg/kg) was daily injected i.p. after 3LL inoculation, survival rate of these mice was increased significantly (p < 0.05). In addition, the number of pulmonary… CONTINUE READING