Biochemistry

Interleukin-8 (IL-8)

July 4, 2014

Interleukin-8 is a proinflammatory cytokine. It is increased in diseases such as some cancers and Lyme disease, among others. It has been shown in animal experiments to be inhibited by … LEARN MORE – —>

Iron and the Lyme Spirochete

February 14, 2015

The Borrelia (Lyme disease) spirochete is unique among known bacterial pathogens because it does not require ┬áiron (Fe2+) from mammals in its biochemical pathways. The spirochete uses the NapA receptor … LEARN MORE – —>

Molybdenum

April 18, 2014

Molybdenum is recommended by some methylation cycle specialists to regulate sulfur metabolism in the body. Often, a patient is instructed to start elemental molybdenum at 1/4 daily recommended dose.

NF-kappaB

August 4, 2014

NF-kappaB is a pro-inflammatory cytokine. Herbs that decrease NF-kappyB Chinese skullcap (Scutelleria baicalensis) References Buhner, 2013, p.145