Effects of Ramadan fasting on serum immunoglobulin G and M, and salivary immunoglobulin A concentrations


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Develioglu O. N. , Kucur M. , Ipek H. D. , CELEBI S., Can G. , Kulekci M.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH, vol.41, no.2, pp.463-472, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0300060513476424
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.463-472
  • Keywords: Fasting, immune system, immunomodulation, Ramadan, salivary immunoglobulin A, immunoglobulin G, immunoglobulin M, BIOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS, CIRCADIAN-RHYTHMS, IMMUNE-RESPONSES, FOOD-INTAKE, HEALTHY, CHOLESTEROL, ANTIBODIES, VIEW, IGA

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the effects of Ramadan fasting on serum concentrations of immunoglobulin (Ig)G and IgM, and salivary IgA concentrations.