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PRP improving ME/CFS in mice (but also Poly I:C inducing it)

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by shrewsbury, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. shrewsbury

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    Tom Kindlon posted this to co-cure today.

    This article from China focuses on how polysaccharide isolated from Radix Pseudostellariae (PRP) can alleviate some ME/CFS symptoms.

    But what I found intriguing is that they say that they induced ME/CFS by intraperitoneal injection of polyriboinosinic:polyribocytidylic acid (poly I:C), a double-stranded synthetic RNA. Is what they induced truly ME/CFS? If it is, is anyone studying poly I:C?


    PMID: 20008077 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

    Full free text at:
    http://ecam.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/nep208v1

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