lentinan


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lentinan (lenˑ·t·nn),

n Latin names:
Lentinula edodes, Lentinus edodes; part used: fruiting body (mushroom); uses: immunomodulator, antibacterial, antiviral, cancer, high blood pressure; precautions: pregnancy and lactation, infants and children. Also called
forest mushroom, hua gu, pasania fungus, or
snake butter.
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Lentinan.

lentinan

a plant extract that is a potent stimulator of the reticuloendothelial system; used as an immunomodulator.
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lentinan, grifolan, krestin [PSK]) and a-glucans (e.
Previously, schizophyllan from Schizophyllum commune, grifolan from Grifola frondosa, and lentinan from Lentinula edodes [9, 10, 11] have been comprehensively studied for their therapeutic properties.
All varieties support your immune system, thanks to a compound called lentinan.
Effects of Lentinan on broiler splenocyte proliferation, interleukin-2 production and signal transduction.
5) in other polymeric physical gelation have been reported, such as gelatin (5), Schizophyllan (67) and lentinan (65) in water, and syndiotactic poly(vinyl alcohol) in mixed solvent of DMSO/[H.
Lentinan a polysaccharide from medicinal mushroom i.
Solo por citar algunos ejemplos, diversos medicamentos patentados y avalados por el Gobierno de Japon y la FDA EUA para combatir y tratar el cancer, asi como potenciar el sistema inmunologico humano, incluyen: Lentinan [[beta]-D-glucano, ([C.
Three of the first mushroom nutriceuticals were the [beta]-glucans, krestin, lentinan and schizophyllan extracted from Coriolus versicolor, Lentinula (Lenunus) edodes and Schizophyllum commune, respectively (Reshetnikov et al.
5) Researchers at Teikyo University's Biotechnology Research Center in Kawasaki, Japan, showed that lentinan has anti-tumor properties, suppressing the formation and development of tumors.
Lentinan shows no direct inhibition of growth on tumor cell lines in vitro (Ooi 2000).