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The influence of limonene on induced delayed hypersensitivity to citral in guinea pigs. I. Histological study

Hanau D, Grosshans E, Barbier P, Benezra C.
DOI: 10.2340/000155556317


The effect of limonene on citral sensitization and elicitation was studied by histological methods. Limo­nene decreases the intensity of citral sensitization and of the citral test. Possible interpretations of the influence of limonene are discussed; in particular, an effect of limonene at the macrophage leve! could explain the re­sults.


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