Pyrogallol : A novel tool for screening immunomodulators

  title={Pyrogallol : A novel tool for screening immunomodulators},
  author={Amit A Joharapurkar and Manish M. Wanjari and Pankaj Vinod Dixit and S. P. Zambad and Sudhir Niranjan Umathe},
Objective: To induce immunosuppression in rats by pyrogallol and to develop a novel model to screen the immunomodulatory activity of a known agent. Material and Methods: In order to induce immunosuppression, pyrogallol was daily administered to rats for 7 days in different doses (10, 25, 50 and 100 mg/kg, i.p.). On Day 7 and 13, the rats were sensitized with sheep red blood cells (SRBC) to assess the humoral immune response. On Day 20, SRBC were injected in the subplantar region of the hind paw… CONTINUE READING
9 Citations
16 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…