Navigation Links
University of Miami study finds RBAC to possess promising immunomodulating effects with respect to natural killer cell and cytokine activity
Date:8/15/2012

MIAMI, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A published University of Miami study using Rice Bran Arabinoxylan Compound (RBAC) has showed  RBAC demonstrated significant immunomodulary activity based upon the observed changes in natural killer cell cytotoxicity (NKCC) and the cytokines and growth factors. Specifically, the study showed that the short term rise in NKCC and in 9 of 12 cytokines and growth factors are evident that RBAC is a potent immunomodulator. The study was published July 28, 2012 in Functional Foods in Health and Disease (Volume 2, Issue 7), http://functionalfoodscenter.net/The_Journal_of_FFHD__Page_3.html.

RBAC may help to destroy tumor cells and viruses directly, and increase the activity of immune cells, thereby optimizing the immune system, especially NKCC, which can increase the chance and speed of host recovery. Researchers note that the immunomodulatory activity merits further study in conditions where the immune system is functionally compromised, such as otherwise healthy smokers and HIV/AIDS or cancer patients.

RBAC is a nutritional supplement produced by enzymatic hydrolysis of hemicellulose B derived from rice bran. Several in vitro studies and clinical reports have shown RBAC to possess promising immunomodulating effects, specifically with respect to natural killer cell and cytokine activity.

The concept of a true immunomodulator is an agent possessing a broad range of activity dependent upon the existing state of health and immunity in the individual host. The Miami University study investigated the immunomodulatory effect of RBAC in a healthy adult human population over 60 days by assessing changes in NKCC and cytokines and growth factors.

According to Dr. John Lewis, Ph.D. associate professor, department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, and corres
'/>"/>

SOURCE Daiwa Health Development
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Northwestern University Joins VIVO Network with Elseviers SciVal Experts
2. Chicago Celebrates First Informatics Week, Co-Chaired by Intelligent Medical Objects and Northwestern University
3. Worlds smallest semiconductor laser created by University of Texas scientists
4. Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) Collaborates on Second Midwest Conference on Stem Cell Biology and Therapy, Oct. 5-7 at Oakland University
5. University of Utah physicists invent spintronic LED
6. University of Nottingham to play key role in European solar energy technology project
7. Western Carolina University, College of Business Appoints New Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
8. BioRestorative Therapies Enters Into Brown Fat Research Agreement With University of Utah
9. University of Utah chemists use nanopores to detect DNA damage
10. Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst to Welcome Cambridge University Researchers
11. RayBiotech, Inc. and the University of Oslo Enter into Antibody Array Services Collaboration
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... DIEGO , Dec. 22, 2014 GenomeDx ... the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test for ... in node-negative, high-risk men managed by radical prostatectomy without ... radical prostatectomy is relatively uncommon, using tumor genomics to ... of metastatic disease is an important advance. The study ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... and Hershey, PA (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 ... BJCT), a leading developer and manufacturer of needle-free ... into an agreement with Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (“ITI”) ... needle-free injection device with its LAMP™ vaccine platform. ... option for an exclusive Worldwide license to the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... CITY, Calif. , Dec. 19, 2014 Bina ... , USA) announced today that they have been acquired ... 1,2 is a privately held company that provides ... of next generation sequencing (NGS) data for the academic ... the Roche Sequencing Unit, and will continue to focus ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... MA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 LayerBio ... for ophthalmology and wound care. The National Eye Institute ... awarded LayerBio a Phase I SBIR grant to develop ... Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss ... of blindness worldwide. According to Dr. Ken Mandell, LayerBio’s ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Study Published in European Urology Shows that the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier is Predictive of Rapid Metastasis in High-Risk Men who have had Prostate Surgery 2Study Published in European Urology Shows that the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier is Predictive of Rapid Metastasis in High-Risk Men who have had Prostate Surgery 3Bioject and Immunomic Therapeutics Enter into an Agreement for License of Needle-Free Technology for LAMP-vax Vaccines 2Bioject and Immunomic Therapeutics Enter into an Agreement for License of Needle-Free Technology for LAMP-vax Vaccines 3Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche. 2Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche. 3LayerBio Awarded NIH Grant to Develop a Drug Delivery Device for Cataract Surgery 2
... 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ICBS Limited,(PINKSHEETS: ICBM), today announced ... Bacteria Bank Ltd., is a Bio medical ... for use in medical research, located,in Montreal Canada. ... a world,renowned bacteriologist. Dr. Karl Weiss is ...
... 30 CryoCor, Inc. (Nasdaq:,CRYO), a medical device ... today that Edward F. Brennan, President and Chief,Executive ... are,scheduled to present at the CIBC World Markets ... Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 3:40 p.m. ET ...
... ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30 Sigma, a division ... provide researchers,additional Cell Biology solutions through the new ... http://www.sigma.com/ionchannelsolutions ). In addition to the most,comprehensive product ... provide a,wealth of scientific information to assist in ...
Cached Biology Technology:ICBS acquires 30% interest in Bacteria Bank Ltd. 2CryoCor to Present at CIBC World Markets 18th Annual Healthcare Conference 2Sigma Launches The New Ion Channel Solutions Brochure and Web Site 2
(Date:12/4/2014)... BEACH GARDENS, Fla. , Dec. 3, 2014 ... management solutions, today announced that its DigitalPersona ® ... 4500 fingerprint readers have been deployed throughout First ... , South Carolina ... headquartered in Southern Pines, North Carolina ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... -- According to a new market research ... Access Control, Intrusion Detection, Parking Management, Under Vehicle Inspection), ... Geography - Global Forecasts to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, ... around $25 Billion in 2014 and is expected to ... of 8.69%. Browse 116 market data Tables ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... -- C-Labs LLC, a leading provider of remote and ... announced the appointment of John Traynor to ... advisor to the firm, Mr. Traynor will now oversee ... out of the C-Labs office in Redmond, ... , Chief Executive Officer. Photo - ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):First Bank Partners with Crossmatch to Increase Log In Security 2First Bank Partners with Crossmatch to Increase Log In Security 3Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 2Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 3C-Labs Names Former Microsoft and Bsquare Executive as Chief Operating Officer 2
... 2011 In a new study scientists at NYU Langone ... be improved. The new findings, published online November 20, 2011, ... the loss of smell due to aging or disease. ... A. Wilson, PhD, professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at ...
... University of British Columbia researchers reveals how the effect of ... fisheries practices. "Fisheries are already providing fewer fish and ... says Rashid Sumaila, principal investigator of the Fisheries Economics Research ... "We could be earning interest, but instead we,re fishing away ...
... Suitable habitat for native fishes in many Great Plains ... from the High Plains aquifer and scientists analyzing the ... Results of their study have been published in the ... be replenished seasonally with rain and snow, these regional aquifers ...
Cached Biology News:A failing sense of smell can be reversed 2Effects of climate change to further degrade fisheries resources: UBC researchers 2Great Plains river basins threatened by pumping of aquifers 2Great Plains river basins threatened by pumping of aquifers 3
...
BD Primaria 35 mm Cell Culture Dish with Easy-Grip design, surface-modified polystyrene for enhanced cell culture. (20/sp, 200/ca) Packaging: 20 / sleeve, 500 / case ...
...
BD Falcon insert HTS 96 well, square A-bottom with lid. PET membrane, sterile. (5/ca) Packaging: 5 / pack, 5 / case ...
Biology Products: