Trichosanthin induced Th2 polarization status.

Trichosanthin is extracted from the root tuber of Chinese medicinal herb Trichosanthes kirilowii maximowicz (Tian Hua Fen). TCS has abortifacient, anti-tumor, anti-HIV and immunoregulatory functions. It has been proved that it could inhibit immune response and arouse a T helper 2 response in the draining lymph node. In the current study the effect of TCS on… CONTINUE READING