Germanium has an immunomodulatory and natural killer cell activity boosting effect in dogs. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Effect of germanium, poly-trans-[2-carboxyethyl] germasesquioxane on natural killer (NK) activity in dogs.
J Vet Med Sci. 2002 Aug;64(8):719-21. PMID: 12237519
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Nihon University College of Bioresonance Sciences, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japn.
In an attempt to study the immunological effects on normal and adenocarcinoma (AC) dogs, the natural killer (NK) activity was determined. Augmentation of NK cell activities in responsive normal and AC dogs that indicatedanergy in the phaseolus vulgaris agglutinin (PHA) skin-test was manifested when the animals were accordingly treated with germanium (GN).