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A potential immunosuppressive role for vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) in leishmaniasis: evidence from the use of a selective VIP antagonist



A potential immunosuppressive role for vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) in leishmaniasis: evidence from the use of a selective VIP antagonist



Current Science 64(7): 521-524



The immunological role of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) in the pathology of leishmaniasis in BALB/c mice is examined. Mice were primed subcutaneously with washed, killed promastigotes of Leishmania donovani and L. tropica then challenged 7 days later with the antigen. Two, 4 and 6 weeks post-priming mice were sacrificed and the splenic cells tested for the ability to respond to Con A.

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