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Other Effects of Lithium Mediated through Metabolic Pathways

  • John H. Lazarus
  • Keith J. Collard

Abstract

The phenomena of cellular immunity depend on the ionic composition of the media in which the reactions are occurring. Cyclic nucleotides also play an important role in the modulation of the immune response by providing positive and negative feedback at the molecular level. The immune system can be conveniently, if artificially, divided into cellular and humoral systems. The effect of lithium on each system will be considered in this chapter.

Keywords

Cyclic Nucleotide Experimental Medicine Herpes Simplex Virus Infection Lithium Chloride Megaloblastic Anemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John H. Lazarus
    • 1
  • Keith J. Collard
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Wales College of MedicineCardiffWales, UK
  2. 2.University College CardiffCardiffWales, UK

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