"Pokeweed Mitogens" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Proteins isolated from the roots of the pokeweed, Phytolacca americana, that agglutinate some erythrocytes, stimulate mitosis and antibody synthesis in lymphocytes, and induce activation of plasma cells.
- Pokeweed Mitogens
- Mitogens, Pokeweed
- Lectins, Pokeweed
- Pokeweed Lectins
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pokeweed Mitogens" by people in Profiles.
Moffett JR, Arun P, Puthillathu N, Vengilote R, Ives JA, Badawy AA, Namboodiri AM. Quinolinate as a Marker for Kynurenine Metabolite Formation and the Unresolved Question of NAD+ Synthesis During Inflammation and Infection. Front Immunol. 2020; 11:31.
Trifiletti R, Hyman B, LaVia M, Knapp W, Virella G. The stimulation of T cells with anti-CD2 monoclonal antibodies facilitates the induction of polyclonal B-cell responses but does not enhance the activation of antigen-specific B cells. Scand J Immunol. 1990 Jan; 31(1):25-31.
Peters BA, Sothmann M, Wehrenberg WB. Blood leukocyte and spleen lymphocyte immune responses in chronically physically active and sedentary hamsters. Life Sci. 1989; 45(23):2239-45.
Pittard WB, Miller KM, Sorensen RU. Perinatal influences on in vitro B lymphocyte differentiation in human neonates. Pediatr Res. 1985 Jul; 19(7):655-8.
Miller KM, Pittard WB, Sorensen RU. Cord blood B cell differentiation. Synergistic effect of pokeweed mitogen and Staphylococcus aureus on in vitro differentiation of B cells from human neonates. Clin Exp Immunol. 1984 May; 56(2):415-24.
Glassman AB, Lindsay JH, Bennett CE, Hodges ER. Effects of insulin on phytohemagglutinin-P, concanavalin-A, and pokeweed mitogen in diabetic and nondiabetic lymphocytes. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 1981 Jan-Feb; 11(1):9-14.
Ruuskanen O, Pittard WB, Sorensen RU, Polmar SH. Lymphocyte stimulation assay utilizing newborn heel skin puncture blood samples. J Clin Lab Immunol. 1980 Sep; 4(2):111-4.
Ruuskanen O, Pittard WB, Miller K, Pierce G, Sorensen RU, Polmar SH. Staphylococcus aureus Cowan I-induced immunoglobulin production in human cord blood lymphocytes. J Immunol. 1980 Jul; 125(1):411-3.
Pittard WB, Bill K. Differentiation of cord blood lymphocytes into IgA-producing cells in response to breast milk stimulatory factor. Clin Immunol Immunopathol. 1979 Aug; 13(4):430-4.