Corpus ID: 89509373

Effect of astasilid on the stimulation of peritoneal macrophages

  title={Effect of astasilid on the stimulation of peritoneal macrophages},
  author={Makarenko Ig and Sukhareva-Nemakova Nn and Khorokhorina Va},
  journal={Antibiotics and chemoterapy},
The effect of astasilid, a sucrose monoester and the effect of mainly unsaturated fatty acids from the lipid fraction of Astasia longa on immunocompetent cells--macrophages of the mouse peritoneal cavity were studied. It was shown that astasilid increased 7.5-8.5-fold expression of Fc-receptors on the macrophage plasmic membranes and stimulated 5.5-6.5-fold the macrophage capacity for Fc-dependent phagocytosis of sheep red blood cells. Astasilid had no effect on migration of the macrophages… Expand