Effects of Cordyceps sinensis on murine T lymphocyte subsets.

  title={Effects of Cordyceps sinensis on murine T lymphocyte subsets.},
  author={Geng-xin Chen and George L. Chen and Tiezheng Sun and George C.-F. Hsieh and John M. Henshall},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  volume={104 1},
It was shown by flow cytometry analysis that crystalized preparation of Cordyceps sinensis (Cs-Cr) caused significant elevation of the number of T helper cells and Lyt-1/Lyt-2 (T helper to T suppressor cell) ratio both in peripheral blood and the treated mice spleen. The spleen weight, phagocyte counts and phagocytic activity were also elevated in the treated group. In addition, Cs-Cr could protect T helper cells from the immunosuppressive effects of prednisolone acetate and cyclophosphamide… CONTINUE READING


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