Scientists from Vladivostok created medication against immunodeficiency
Scientists of Primorsky region invented medication made of cucumaria, which is meant for the prevention and treatment of human immunodeficiency states. According to the information from press- center of Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Science, preclinical testing of the medication has already been completed, and the results of the study are published in one of the world-wide renowned and prestigious scientific journals.
Specialists of Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Science have shown that the super low doses of the compounds, contained in the holothurians (trepang), activate the immune system. Oral administration of this medicine increases tested animals’ immunity to various infections, inhibits the growth of some types of tumors, increases survival of animals after radiation exposure.
According to the report of the Academy of Science, “effective immunostimulatory medicine, named KUMAZID is a result of joint research of experts of laboratory of marine natural compounds and laboratory of biological testing of biologically active substances. Preclinical testing of the medication has already been completed. This product is meant for the prevention and treatment of human immunodeficiency states. KUKUNARIOZID A2-2 is an active substance of the medicine. This is the most active triterpene glycoside received from the trepangs ".
Studies of Primorsky region scientists were recently published in one of the internationally renowned and prestigious scientific journal , named “Nature - Scientific Reports”.
News source: newsvl.ru
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