Nutritional and therapeutic potential of Spirulina.

@article{Khan2005NutritionalAT,
  title={Nutritional and therapeutic potential of Spirulina.},
  author={Zakir Khan and Pratiksha Bhadouria and Prakash S. Bisen},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical biotechnology},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={
          373-9
        }
}
Spirulina, a filamentous cyanobacterium, possesses diverse biological activities and nutritional significance due to high concentration of natural nutrients, having bio-modulatory and immuno-modulatory functions. Different Spirulina preparations influence immune system viz. increase phagocytic activity of macrophages, stimulating the production of antibodies and cytokines, increase accumulation of NK cells into tissue and activation and mobilization of T and B cells. Spirulina have also shown… Expand
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