Methionine Enkephalin: T-Cell Enhancement in Normal Volunteers (in Vivo)
Earlier studies by our group indicated that methionine enkephalin enhanced PHA induced lymphocyte proliferation in mice, active rosette forming cells and NK cells in the cells of normal volunteer and cancer patients,(Plotnikoff et. al., 1985). More recently, several groups have reported that methionine enkephalin stimulates macrophage function as well as chemotaxis(Foris, 1984; Weber, 1984). Finally several groups have reported increased lymphokine production by methionine enkephalin(Brown, et al., 1985; Youkilis et al.,1985).
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