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The Effect of Senescence and Smoke on Human Immunoglobulin Concentrations


  • Al Bayatte L.A.A.

    (Department of Biology, College of science, University of Babylon Hilla P.O. Box 4.)

  • Shnawa I.M.S.

    (Department of Biology, College of science, University of Babylon Hilla P.O. Box 4.)


Smoking stimulates IgE mediated hypersensitivity response in up 87% both in youths (25-35Ys) and senescent (60-7 Ys). Smoking decreases the concentrations of total globulins and IgM in senescent subjects, but have no significant effect on IgG concentrations among both youth and senescent subjects.

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  • Al Bayatte L.A.A. & Shnawa I.M.S., 2014. "The Effect of Senescence and Smoke on Human Immunoglobulin Concentrations," Journal of Asian Scientific Research, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 4(5), pages 222-229, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:asi:joasrj:2014:p:222-229

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