Effect of repeated oral administration of tobacco snuff on natural killer-cell activity in the rat

S. L. Johansson, J. M. Hirsch, D. R. Johnson

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Abstract

The possible immune effect of oral snuff was investigated. In male adult rats, oral snuff given for 15 weeks significantly decreased NK-cell activity in peripheral blood against murine NK cell-sensitive target cells (YAC-1 lymphoma).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-476
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Oral Biology
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991

Keywords

  • natural killer cells
  • tobacco snuff

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Dentistry(all)
  • Cell Biology

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