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Silica Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery System for Immunomodulator GMDP (Biomedical & Nanomedical Technologies - Concise Monograph Series)

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E. V. Parfenyuk
E. V. Parfenyuk
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N. A. Alyoshina
N. A. Alyoshina
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Yu. S. Antsiferova
Yu. S. Antsiferova
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N. Yu. Sotnikova
N. Yu. Sotnikova
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ISBN:
9780791860021
No. of Pages:
72
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2012

At this time, the sphere of immunomodulatory drugs application is being significantly extended, as recent investigations have clearly shown that the impairment of immune response is associated with the development of a large number of pathological conditions and gynecological diseases. It has been shown that immune mechanisms participate in the pathogenesis of a widely spread gynecological disease such as endometriosis.

Endometriosis affects at least 10% of reproductive-age women [115]. It is characterized by the growth of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity, where the endometrium normally is located. The endometrial deposits are mostly found in the pelvis (preferably on the...

5.1 Impairment of peritoneal macrophage function at endometriosis
5.2 Influence of glucosaminyl muramyldipeptide upon functional activity of peritoneal macrophages of women with endometriosis
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