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Abstract Title:

The effect of royal jelly and silver nanoparticles on liver and kidney inflammation.

Abstract Source:

Avicenna J Phytomed. 2021 May-Jun;11(3):218-223. PMID: 34046318

Abstract Author(s):

Hossein Pourmobini, Mohammad Kazemi Arababadi, Mohammad Reza Salahshoor, Shiva Roshankhah, Mohammad Mohsen Taghavi, Zahra Taghipour, Ahmad Shabanizadeh

Article Affiliation:

Hossein Pourmobini

Abstract:

Objective: Royal jelly (RJ) is a honey bee product for which, anti-inflammatory properties were shown. Nanoparticles, including nano-silver (NS), are plausible inflammation inducers that act by activation of immune cells and consequent production of pro-inflammatory cytokines. This project aimed to explore immunomodulatory effects of royal jelly and nano-silver on the kidney and liver.

Materials and Methods: In this project, 40 male rats were grouped as follows: 10 rats as controls, 10 rats treated with RJ; 10 rats treated with both NS and RJ and 10 rats treated with NS. Liver and kidney interleukin (IL)-1β, -2, -6, and -33 levels were determined using commercial ELISA kits.

Results: RJ reduced kidney IL-6 levels in comparison to control and NS--RJ groups. RJ and NS reduced kidney and liver IL-1β levels. Kidney IL-33 levels were decreased in the RJ and nano-silver groups in comparison to the NS--RJ group.

Conclusion: Based on this study, it may be concluded that RJ together with NS can play anti-inflammatory roles and may affect the function of immune cells.

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