Effects of vitamin E on neutrophil phagocytosis during experimental obstructive jaundice

Analay H., Canturk N. Z. , Yildirir C., Canturk Z.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.47, no.32, pp.355-358, 2000 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 32
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Page Numbers: pp.355-358


Backgrounds/Aims: Depression of non-specific immunity is one of the systemic complications of biliary obstruction. Vitamin E, which decreases during prolonged obstructive jaundice, may be beneficial to diseased function of neutrophils. In this study we want to investigate changes in neutrophil phagocytosis and the effect that vitamin E supplementation has on this function