Efficacy and Safety of Ethanol Extracts of Porphyra Tenera(PTE10) on Promotion of Immunity

2019-07-18 10:31:16 | BioPortfolio


This study was conducted to investigate the efficacy and safety of ethanol extracts of Porphyra tenera(PTE10) on promotion of immunity


This study was 8 weeks, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled human trial. 120 subjects were randomly divided into ethanol extracts of Porphyra tenera(PTE10) group or placebo group. The investigators measure Natural Killer cell activity, Cytokines(IL-2, IL-6, IL-12, IFN-γ, TNF-α), questionnaire scores of upper airway infection.

Study Design




Ethanol Extracts of Porphyra Tenera(PTE10), Placebo


Clinical Trial Center for Functional Foods Chonbuk National University Hospital
Korea, Republic of




Chonbuk National University Hospital

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