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Together, these natural extracts help combat immune senescence by several complementary mechanisms that include enhancing activity of natural killer cells and T cells.
Lutgendorf, "Reciprocal age related change in natural killer cell receptors for MHC class I," Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, vol.
Mancusi et al., "Clinical impact of natural killer cell reconstitution after allogeneic hematopoietic transplantation," Seminars in Immunopathology, vol.
Kwong, "Consistent Patterns of Allelic Loss in Natural Killer Cell Lymphoma," The American Journal of Pathology, vol.
Natural killer cell activation enhances immune pathology and promotes chronic infection by limiting [CD8.sup.+] T-cell immunity.
Niiro et al., "Interaction between Toll-like receptors and natural killer cells in the destruction of bile ducts in primary biliary cirrhosis," Hepatology, vol.
Weinhold et al., "Crucial role of DNA methylation in determination of clonally distributed killer cell Ig-like receptor expression patterns in NK cells," Journal of Immunology, vol.
Evans and his associates found that resolution of major depression was associated with increased natural killer cell activity in HIV-seropositive women (Am.
Also see Evans 2002 (3): "Our findings provide the first evidence that depression may alter the function of killer lymphocytes in HIV-infected women and suggest that depression may decrease natural killer cell activity and lead to an increase in activated CD8 T lymphocytes and viral load" (quote from the abstract).