*Michael Woodruff

Among these contributions, Woodruff's work with anti-lymphocyte serum has led to its wide use to reduce rejection symptoms in ... Woodruff also commenced work on antilymphocyte serum for immunosuppression, with little initial success. While in Aberdeen, ...

*Thymoglobulin

Since the discovery of a link between antilymphocyte serum (ALS) and lymphocyte depletion by Metchnikoff in 1899, various ... leading to testing of ATG derived from rabbit serum. Thymoglobulin was the first commercial rabbit-derived ATG to be introduced ... was originally developed as one of various tested preparations of antilymphocyte globulin (ALG) specifically generated against ...

*Medical Research Club

Peter Medawar gave a lecture entitled "Anti-lymphocyte serum" in May 1967; Henry Harris discussed "The expression of genetic ...

*List of MeSH codes (D12.776)

... immune sera MeSH D12.776.377.715.548.114.573.203 - antilymphocyte serum MeSH D12.776.377.715.548.114.580 - immunoconjugates ...

*List of MeSH codes (D12.776.124)

... immune sera MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.573.203 -- antilymphocyte serum MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.573.601 -- antitoxins ... immune sera MeSH D12.776.124.790.651.114.573.203 -- antilymphocyte serum MeSH D12.776.124.790.651.114.580 -- immunoconjugates ...

*List of MeSH codes (A12)

... serum MeSH A12.207.152.846.500 --- immune sera MeSH A12.207.152.846.500.203 --- antilymphocyte serum MeSH A12.207.180 --- body ...

*List of MeSH codes (D20)

... immune sera MeSH D20.215.401.203 --- antilymphocyte serum MeSH D20.215.535 --- menotropins MeSH D20.215.659 --- picibanil MeSH ...

*Anti-lymphocyte globulin

... (ALG) is an infusion of animal- antibodies against human T cells which is used in the treatment of ... The product was manufactured by Upjohn and Merieux, as well as the Schweizerisches Serum- und Impfinstitut in Bern, the latter ... "Guillain Barré syndrome precipitated by the use of antilymphocyte globulin in the treatment of severe aplastic anaemia". J. ... Treatment of aplastic anaemia by antilymphocyte glubulin with and without allogeneic bone marrow infusions, in Lancet (1977) 2: ...

*Immunosuppressive drug

Later during the treatment, some patients develop serum sickness or immune complex glomerulonephritis. Serum sickness arises ... The antilymphocyte (ALG) and antithymocyte antigens (ATG) are being used. They are part of the steroid-resistant acute ... As of March 2005, there are two preparations available to the market: Atgam, obtained from horse serum, and Thymoglobuline, ... It is possible to diminish their toxicity by using highly purified serum fractions and intravenous administration in the ...

*Anti-thymocyte globulin

When he subsequently collected serum from these Guinea pigs and injected it into normal mice he observed a marked depletion in ... A similar trial of anti-lymphocyte globulin showed a trend in reduction of aGVH that was not statistically significant, but a ...

*Intestine transplantation

Additionally, blood serum should be tested for the presence of viruses, including HIV, hepatitis B and C, cytomegalovirus (CMV ... They may also be treated with anti-lymphocyte antibodies (anti-thymocyte globulin, alemtuzumab), irradiation directed against ... and serum pH and lactate levels measured for evidence of intestinal ischemia. The patient's immune system is strongly modulated ...

*Aplastic anemia

Corticosteroids are generally ineffective,[citation needed] though they are used to ameliorate serum sickness caused by ATG. ... First line treatment for aplastic anemia consists of immunosuppressive drugs, typically either anti-lymphocyte globulin or anti ... cell transplantation of HLA-matched sibling donors compared with first-line ciclosporin and/or antithymocyte or antilymphocyte ...

*Campesterol

Serum levels of campesterol and the ratio of campesterol to cholesterol have been proposed as measures of cardiac risk. Some ... "Immunological and rheological parallels in patients with autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura treated with antilymphocyte ... Study results of serum levels have been conflicting. A recent meta-analysis suggests that no clear relationship exists, and ... "Response of Serum Lipids and Lipoproteins of Man to Beta-Sitosterol and Safflower Oil". Circulation. 17 (5): 890-9. doi:10.1161 ...