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Interleukin (IL) –10
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Interleukin 10 displays both immunosuppressive and immunostimulating activities (3).
Interleukin 10 is a cytokine which is stimulatory towards certain T cells (Th2) and mast cells. It also stimulates B cell maturation and antibody production. It has been shown that acupuncture reduces the serum concentration of IL-
It as been shown that electroacupuncture at 2Hz applied (to Neiguan, Zhigou, Houxi and Hegu acupuncture points) during surgery with anaesthesia for pneumonectomy may reduce the stress of the procedure. It was observed that there were lower levels of serum IL-
(4) McDonald JL, Cripps AW, Smith PK, et al. (2013) The anti-
(5) Duowen Xie, Xiaoyuan Shi and Yinxia Zhang. (2018) Effect of Combined Acupuncture Anesthesia on Surgical Dosage and Serum IL-
See also (2017) Immune Modulation and Treatment of Human Papilloma Virus-