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Natural Killer Cells May Help Protect Against New Strains of Influenza Virus
Date:5/1/2009

peer-reviewed journals Nutrition Research, Journal of Nutrition and Nutritional Reviews demonstrating that supplementation with a medicinal mushroom based compound called Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) increases the non-specific NK cell response to primary influenza virus infection, increases survival, and results in a less severe infection. This work was sponsored by Amino Up Chemical Company, Sapporo, Japan. Similarly, Dr. Ritz is currently studying the potential NK cell supportive properties of a bovine colostrum preparation, supported by La Belle, Inc., Bellingham, WA.

Dr Ritz cautions: "It remains unknown what, if any, effects these nutritional interventions would have on the immune response to swine flu."

About the Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences, Drexel University: The Department of Biology at Drexel University offers studies in wide-ranging aspects of the life sciences leading to Baccalaureate, Master's, and Doctoral degrees. Our 31 faculty members and scientists are passionately involved in teaching and conducting research in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Ecology and Environmental Science, Organism Physiology and Development, Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, and Nutrition and Food.

About Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC): AHCC is a unique natural compound derived from the hybridization of several subspecies of medicinal mushrooms. AHCC is utilized by several hundred hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout Asia as a complimentary dietary supplement for incoming patients to help reduce the risk of hospital viruses and infections and it is used by tens of thousands of individuals around the world for daily immune support. More than 20 research papers on AHCC have been published in peer-reviewed medical journals.

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