Reference Works

Below you'll find a sample of the reference works that I've studied over the years as I conducted my research on medicinal mushrooms.


CORDYCEPS:

  • "Amelioration of cyclosporin nephrotoxicity by Cordyceps sinensis in kidney-transplanted recipients". Nephrol Dial Transplant. 1995; 10(1): 142-3. Xu F, Huang JB, Jiang L, Xu J, Mi J.
  • Exper. Med., 59:157 (1989)., J. Yoshida, Japan J.
  • Biotherapy, 2(3):199 (1990)., N. Yamaguchi et al,
  • Materia Medica, 15:53 (1990)., L. Zhou et al,
  • Abstracts from the Fifth Mycological Congress, 14 (1994)., Naoki et al,
  • Cancer Investigation, 12(6):611 (1994)., Y.C. Kuo et al,
  • Zhong Guo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi (Chinese), 14(5):271 (1994), Z.D. Bao et al,
  • Science and Cultivation of Edible Fungi, Balkema, p.425 (1995), A. Tsunoo et al,
  • Food reviews International, 11(1):231 (1995)., T. Kiho et al,
  • J. Pharmacol., 70:85 (1996)., N. Manabe et al, Jpa.
  • Biol Pharmacol. Bull., 16:1291 (1993)., T. Kiho et al,
  • Jpn. J. Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine (Japanese), 45(4):474 (1996)., T. Hiyoshi et al,
  • Kagaku to kogyo (Japanese), 51(10):1614 (1998)., N. Taketomo,
  • Tochukaso (Japanese), Health Way, p.1 (1999)., N. Kinjo,
  • International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 1(3):251 (1999). T. Mizuno
  • "The scientific rediscovery of a precious ancient chinese herbal regime: cordyceps sinensis, part I". J Alt, Complement Med 1998; 4(3): 289-303. Zhu JS, Halpern GM & Jones K
  • "The scientific rediscovery of a precious ancient chinese herbal regime: cordyceps sinensis, part II". J Alt, Complement Med 1998; 4(4): 429-457. Zhu JS, Halpern GM & Jones K.
  • "Fungi Pharmacopoeia". Kiniko Press, (1980) Hobbs, C., Liu, B., Bau, Y., "Medicinal Mushrooms". Botanica Press, (1995)
  • "Dictionary of Traditional Chinese Medicine". Xie, Z., Huang, X., Lou, Z., Li, S., Zhou, L., Yuan, S., Yang, Z., Tang, Z. The Commercial Press Ltd., Hong Kong (1988).
  • "Icons of Medicinal Fungi from China". Jianzhe, Y., Xiaolan, M., Qiming, M., Yichen, Z., and Huaan, W., Science Press, Beijing (1987).
  • "Effects of natural Cordyceps and the cultured mycelia of Cordyceps sinensis on murine immune organs and functions of mononuclear phagocyte system". Chen, D., et al., Abstracts of Chinese Medicine, 1:371 (1985).
  • "Immunomodulatory activities of mushroom mycelial extracts. Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products". Liu, W.K., et al., Chinese University Press, p. 285-290, (1993).
  • "Anti-tumor Activity of an Extract of Cordyceps sinensis against Murine Tumor Cell Lines". Yoshida, J., et al. Japanese Journal of Experimental Medicine. 59 (4): 157-62 (1994).
  • "Selected herbals and human exercise performance". Am J Clin Nutr 2000 Aug; 72(2 Part 2): 624S-636S, Bucci LR [Record supplied by publisher], Weider Nutrition International, Salt Lake City.
  • "Inhibitory effect of cordyceps sinensis and cordyceps militaris on human glomerular mesangial cell proliferation induced by native LDL". Cell Biochem Funct 2000 Jun; 18(2):93-7. Zhao-Long W, Xiao-Xia W, Wei-Ying C, Department of Internal Medicine, Zhong Shan Hospital, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, P.R. China.
  • "Protein constituent contributes to the hypotensive and vasorelaxant activities of Cordyceps sinensis". Life Sci 2000 Feb 25; 66(14):1369-76. Chiou WF, Chang PC, Chou CJ, Chen CF, National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
  • "Effects of the mycelial extract of cultured Cordyceps sinensis on in vivo hepatic energy metabolism and blood flow in dietary hypoferric anaemic mice". Br J Nutr 2000 Feb; 83(2): 197-204. Manabe N, Azuma Y, Sugimoto M, Uchio K, Miyamoto M, Taketomo N, Tsuchita H, Miyamoto H, Department of Animal Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan.
  • "Anticarcinogenic effect and hormonal effect of Cordyceps militaris Link". Chung Kuo Chung Yao Tsa Chih 1997 Feb; 22(2): 111-3, inside back cover. Article in Chinese, Liu J, Yang S, Yang X, Chen Z, Li J, Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, Changchun.
  • "Interkingdom host jumping underground: phylogenetic analysis of entomoparasitic fungi of the genus cordyceps". Mol Biol Evol 2000 Apr; 17(4): 629-38. Nikoh N, Fukatsu T, National Institute of Bioscience and Human-Technology, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan.
  • "Efficacy of a pure compound H1-A extracted from Cordyceps sinensis on autoimmune disease of MRL lpr/lpr mice". J Lab Clin Med 1999 Nov; 134(5): 492-500. Yang LY, Chen A, Kuo YC, Lin CY, Department of Pediatrics, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
  • "Genetic diversity and taxonomic implication of Cordyceps sinensis as revealed by RAPD markers". Biochem Genet 1999 Jun; 37(5-6): 201-13. Chen Y, Zhang YP, Yang Y, Yang D, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yunnan, China. Biol Pharm Bull 1999 Sep; 22(9): 966-70
  • "Structural features and hypoglycemic activity of a polysaccharide (CS-F10) from the cultured mycelium of Cordyceps sinensis". Biochem Genet 1999 Jun; 37(5-6): 201-13. Kiho T, Ookubo K, Usui S, Ukai S, Hirano K, Department of Pharmaceutics, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Japan.
  • "Antitumor sterols from the mycelia of Cordyceps sinensis". Phytochemistry 1999 Aug; 51(7): 891-8. Bok JW, Lermer L, Chilton J, Klingeman HG, Towers GH, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • "Inhibition of activated human mesangial cell proliferation by the natural product of Cordyceps sinensis (H1-A): an implication for treatment of IgA mesangial nephropathy". J Lab Clin Med 1999 Jan; 133(1): 55-63. Lin CY, Ku FM, Kuo YC, Chen CF, Chen WP, Chen A, Shiao MS, Department of Pediatrics and Medical Research, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
  • "Activation of in vivo Kupffer cell function by oral administration of Cordyceps sinensis in rats". Jpn J Pharmacol 1999 Apr; 79(4): 505-8. Nakamura K, Yamaguchi Y, Kagota S, Shinozuka K, Kunitomo M, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mukogawa Women's University, Nishinomiya, Japan.
  • "Inhibitory effect of Cordyceps sinensis on spontaneous liver metastasis of Lewis lung carcinoma and B16 melanoma cells in syngeneic mice". Jpn J Pharmacol 1999 Mar; 79(3): 335-41. Nakamura K, Yamaguchi Y, Kagota S, Kwon YM, Shinozuka K, Kunitomo M, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mukogawa Women's University, Nishinomiya, Japan.
  • "The scientific rediscovery of an ancient Chinese herbal medicine: Cordyceps sinensis: part I". J Altern Complement Med 1998 Fall; 4(3): 289-303. Zhu JS, Halpern GM, Jones K, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA.
  • "The scientific rediscovery of a precious ancient Chinese herbal regimen: Cordyceps sinensis: part II". J Altern Complement Med 1998 Winter; 4(4): 429-57. Zhu JS, Halpern GM, Jones K, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA.
  • "Clinical and experimental studies on elimination of oxygen free radical of jinshuibao capsule in treating senile deficiency syndrome and its deoxyribonucleic acid damage repairing effects". Chung Kuo Chung Hsi I Chieh Ho Tsa Chih 1997 Jan; 17(1): 35-8. Article in Chinese. Zhang ZJ, Luo HL, Li JS, Second Affiliated Hospital of Jiangxi Medical College, Nanchang.
  • "Cordyceps sinensis increases the expression of major histocompatibility complex class II antigens on human hepatoma cell line HA22T/VGH cells". Am J Chin Med 1998; 26(2): 159-70. Chiu JH, Ju CH, Wu LH, Lui WY, Wu CW, Shiao MS, Hong CY, Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • "Experimental study on effect of Cordyceps sinensis in ameliorating aminoglycoside induced ephrotoxicity". Chung Kuo Chung Hsi I Chieh Ho Tsa Chih 1996 Dec; 16(12):733-7. Article in Chinese. Li LS, Zheng F, Liu ZH, Research Institute of Nephrology, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing.
  • "Effects of a water-soluble extract of Cordyceps sinensis on steroidogenesis and capsular morphology of lipid droplets in cultured rat adrenocortical cells". J Cell Biochem 1998 Jun 15; 69(4): 483-9. Wang SM, Lee LJ, Lin WW, Chang CM, Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Republic of China.
  • "Pharmacological Functions of Chinese Medicinal Fungus Cordyceps sinensis and Related Species". Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2000, Pages. SHENG-YUAN WANG1, 2 AND MING-SHI SHIAO1. Department of Medical Research and Education, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, 201, Shih-Pai Rd., Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan 112, R.O.C. Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, 155, Li Nung St., Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan 112, R.O.C.
  • "Differentiation of medicinal Cordyceps species by rDNA ITS sequence analysis". Planta Med 2002; 68:635-39. Yue QC, Ning W, Hui Z, Liang HQ.
  • "Medicinal Mushrooms: An exploration of tradition, healing and culture". Santa Cruz, CA: Botanica Press, 1995. Hobbs C.
  • "Measurement of cordycepin and adenosine in stroma of Cordyceps sp. by capillary zone electrophoresis" (CZE). J Biosci Bioeng 2002; 94:371-74. Ling YJ, Sun YJ, Zhang LvP, Zhang CK.
  • "Determination of nucleosides in cordyceps by RP-HPLC". Chin Pharm J China 2002; 37:776-8. Yuan YS, Zhang L, Xu XF, et al.
  • "Structures of cordypyridones A-D, antimalarial N-hydroxy- and N-methoxy-2-pyridones from the insect pathogenic fungus Cordyceps nipponica". J Org Chem 2001; 66:4803-08. Isaka M, Tantichareon M, Thebtaranonth Y.
  • "Bioxanthracenes from the insect pathogenic fungus Cordyceps pseudomilitaris BCC 1620 II. Structure elucidation". J Antibiot 2001; 54:36-43. Isaka M, Kongsaeree P, Thebtaranonth Y.
  • "Cordyanhydrides A and B. Two unique anhydrides from the insect pathogenic fungus Cordyceps pseudomilitaris BCC 1620". Tetrahedron Lett 2000; 41:1657-60. Isaka M, Tanticharoen M, Thebtaranonth Y.
  • "A preliminary study on the hypoglycemic effect of the exo-polymers produced by five different medicinal mushrooms". J Microbiol Biotechn 2001; 11:167-71. Kim DH, Yang BK, Jeong SC, et al.
  • "Antitumor sterols from the mycelia of Cordyceps sinensis". Phytochem 1999;51: 891-898. Bok JW, Lermer L, Chilton J, et al.
  • "Activation of in vivo Kupffer cell function by oral administration of Cordyceps sinensis in rats". Jpn J Pharmacol 1999; 79:505-8. Nakamura K, Yamaguchi Y, Kagota S, et al.
  • "Inhibitory effect of Cordyceps sinensis on spontaneous liver metastasis of Lewis lung carcinoma and B16 melanoma cells in syngenic mice". Jpn J Pharmacol 1999;79:335-41. Nakamura K, Yamaguchi Y, Kagota S, et al.
  • "Enhancement of cordyceps tail polysaccharide on cellular immunological function in vitro". Chin Pharm J China 2001; 36: 738-41 In Chinese. Lui JL, Lui RY.
  • "Antioxidant and immunostimulating activities of the fruiting bodies of Paecilomyces japonica, a new type of Cordyceps". Ann NY Acad Sci 2001; 928:261-73. Shin KH, Lim SS, Lee SH, et al.
  • "Antioxidant activity of the extracts from fruiting bodies of cultured Cordyceps sinensis". Phytother Res 2000; 14:647-9. Yamaguchi Y, Kagota S, Nakamura K, et al.
  • "Medicinal Mushrooms: An exploration of tradition, healing and culture". Santa Cruz, CA: Botanica Press, 1995. Hobbs C.
  • "American Herbal Products Association's Botanical Safety Handbook". Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1998. McGuffin M, Hobbs C, Upton R, Goldberg A.
  • "Lead poisoning caused by contaminated Cordyceps, a Chinese herbal medicine: Two case reports". Sci Total Environ 1996; 182:193-5. Wu TN, Yang KC, Wang CM, et al.

LION'S MANE:

  • "Tetrahedron Letters", 31(3):373 (1990)., H. Kawagishi et al.
  • "Agric Biol. Chem.", 54(5):1329 (1990)., H. Kawagishi et al.
  • "Tetrahedron Letters", 32(35):4561 (1991)., H. Kawagishi et al.
  • "Kagakuto Seibutsu (Japanese)", 29:640 (1991)., S. Furukawa et al.
  • "Biosci. Biotech. Biochem.", 56:347 (1992)., T. Mizuno et al.
  • "Phytochemistry", 32:175 (1993)., H. Kawagishi et al.
  • "Nippon Nogeikagaku Kaishi (Japanese)", 68:1671 (1994)., H. Kawagishi.
  • "Food Reviews", 11 (1):173 (1995)., T. Mizuno.
  • "J Appl. Glycosci.", 45:361 (1998)., H. Mori et al.
  • "International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms", 1(2):105 (1999). T. Mizuno.

MAITAKE:

  • "Antitumor Activity of orally administered "D-fraction" from maitake mushroom (Grifola frondosa)". Journal of Naturopathic Medicine, 1993, Vol.4, No.1,P.10-15.
  • "Activity of Maitake D-fraction to Inhibit Carcinogenesis and Metastasis". Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol.768, Sep 30, 1995, P.243-245.
  • "Maitake, Grifola frondosa: Pharmacological Effects". Food Reviews International, 11(1), P.135-149 (1995).
  • "Potentiation of Host-Mediated Antitumor Activity in Mice by beta-glucan obtained from Grifola frondosa (Maitake)". Chem. Pharm. Bull, 35(1), P.262-270 (1987).
  • "Maitake D-fraction: Healing and Preventive Potential for Cancer". Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, Vol.12, No.1, 1st Qtr 1997, P.43-49.
  • "Antitumor Activity and Immunological Property of Polysaccharides from the Mycelium of Liquid Cultured Grifola frondosa". Journal of the Japanese Society for Food Science and Technology, Vol.41, No.10, P.724-732 (1994).
  • "Effect of Maitake D-fraction on Cancer Prevention". Annals of the New York Academy of Science, Vol.833, Dec.29, 1997, P.204-207.
  • "Antitumor Activity Exhibited by Orally Administered Extract from Fruit Body of Grifola frondosa (maitake)". Chem. Pharm. Bull. 36(5): P.1819-1827(1988).
  • "The Chemical Structure of an Antitumor Polysaccharide in Fruit Bodies of Grifola frondosa (maitake)" Chem. Pharm. Bull. 35(3): P.1162-1168(1997).
  • "Monoclonal Antibody to Proteoglycan Derived from Grifola frondosa (maitake)". Biol. Pharm. Bull. April. 1994; 17(4): P.539-542. Research Laboratory, Taito Co., Ltd., Kobe, Japan.
  • "Blood Pressure-Lowering Activity Present in the Fruit Body of Grifola frondosa (Maitake)". Chem. Pharm. Bull. 36(3) : P.1000-1006 (1988).
  • "Dietary Mushrooms Reduce Blood Pressure in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHR)". Journal of Nutrition Science Vitaminol 35(1) : P.91-94 (1989).
  • "Effect of Shiitake (Lentinus edodes) and Maitake (Grifola frondosa) Mushroom on Blood Pressure and Plasma Lipids of Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats(SHR)". Journal of Nutrition Science Vitaminol (Tokyo) 1987 oct; (33)(5): P.341-346.
  • "Anti-Diabetic Activity Present in the Fruit Body of Grifola frondosa (Maitake)". Biol. Pharm. Bull. 17(8) P.1106-1110 (1994).
  • "Anti-Diabatic Mechanism of Maitake (Grifola frondosa)". Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products, Royse (ed.,) 1996 Penn State Univ. ISBN 1-883956-01-3.
  • "The Effect of Maitake Mushrooms on Liver and Serum Lipids". Alternative Therapies, Sep. 1996. Vol.2, No.5.
  • "Anti-hyperliposis Effect of Maitake Fruit Body (Grifola frondosa)". I Biol. Pharm. Bull. 20(7): P.781-785 (1997).
  • "Functional Properties of Edible Mushrooms" Nutr. Rev. 1996 Nov; 54 (11 Pt 2): S91-3.
  • "Laboratory Study on Maitake's Anti-Obesity Properties". Article on Anshin, July 1992, P.197-200.
  • "Observatory Trial of Anti-Obesity Activity of Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa)". Article on Anshin, July 1992, P.202-203.
  • "Enhancement of cytokine production by macrophages stimulated with (1-->3)-beta-D-glucan, grifolan (GRN), isolated from Grifola frondosa". Adachi Y, Okazaki M, Ohno N, Yadomae T, Laboratory of Immunopharmacology of Microbial Products, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, Japan.
  • "Anti-diabetic activity present in the fruit body of Grifola frondosa (Maitake)". Kubo K, Aoki H, Nanba H, Yukiguni Maitake Co., Ltd. Niigata, Japan. [Article in Chinese] Yang DA, Li SQ, Li XT, General Hospital of Jinan Unit of People's Liberation Army.
  • "Physiochemical properties and antitumor activities of chemically modified derivatives of antitumor glucan "grifolan LE" from Grifola frondosa". Adachi Y, Ohno N, Ohsawa M, Sato K, Oikawa S, Yadomae T.
  • "Antitumor and immunomodulating activities of a beta-glucan obtained from liquid-cultured Grifola frondosa". Suzuki I, Hashimoto K, Oikawa S, Sato K, Osawa M, Yadomae T.
  • "Host-mediated antitumor effect of grifolan NMF-5N, a polysaccharide obtained from Grifola frondosa". Takeyama T, Suzuki I, Ohno N, Oikawa S, Sato K, Ohsawa M, Yadomae T, Tokyo College of Pharmacy, Japan.
  • "Monoclonal antibody to proteoglycan derived from Grifola frondosa (Maitake)". Hirata A, Adachi Y, Itoh W, Komoda M, Tabata K, Sugawara I, Research Laboratory, Taito Co., Ltd., Kobe, Japan.
  • "Prophylactic effects of zhuling [Maitake] and BCG on postoperative recurrence of bladder cancer". Article in Chinese. Yang DA, Li SQ, Li XT, General Hospital of Jinan Unit of People's Liberation Army.
  • "The chemical structure of an antitumor polysaccharide in fruit bodies of Grifola frondosa (maitake)". Hobbs C. Medicinal Mushrooms. Santa Cruz, CA: Botanica Press, 1995, 110-5.
  • "Antitumor effect of orally administered extracts from fruit body of Grifola frondosa (maitake)". Nanba H, Hamaguchi AM, Kuroda H., Chem Pharm Bull 1987; 35:1162-8.
  • "Chemotherapy". Yamada Y, Nanba H, Kuroda H. 1990; 38:790-6.
  • "Immunostimulant activity in vivo and anti-HIV activity in vitro of 3 branched b-1-6-glucans extracted from maitake mushrooms (Grifola frondosa)". Nanba H., VIII International Conference on AIDS, Amsterdam, 1992 [abstract].
  • "Anti-hyperliposis effect of maitake fruit body (Grifola frondosa)". Kubo K, Nanba H., I. Biol Pharm Bull 1997; 20:781-5.
  • "Blood pressure lowering activity present in the fruit body of Grifola frondosa (maitake)". Adachi K, Nanba H, Otsuka M, Kuroda H., Chem Pharm Bull 1988; 36:1000-6.

REISHI:

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  • "Reishi: Ancient Herb for Modern Times". Jones K. Issaquah, WA: Sylvan Press, 1990, 6.
  • "Reishi Mushroom: Herb of Spiritual Potency and Wonder". Willard T. Issaquah, WA: Sylvan Press, 1990, 11.
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  • "Treatment of hypertension by ling zhi combined with hypotensor and its effects on arterial, arteriolar and capillary pressure and microcirculation". Jin H, Zhang G, Cao X, et al. In: Nimmi H, Xiu RJ, Sawada T, Zheng C. (eds). Microcirculatory Approach to Asian Traditional Medicine. New York: Elsevier Science, 1996, 131-8.
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  • "Cancer Research UK - Medicinal mushrooms and cancer".
  • "Reishi - Holistic-On-Line".
  • "Studies on Bioactive Substances and Medical Effects of REISHI". Takashi Mizuno, Shizuoka University, Japan.
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  • "Cholesterol-Lowering Properties", Lipids Health Dis. 2004.
  • "Hypoglycemic Effect", Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2004.
  • "Cancer Treatment", Integr Cancer Ther. 2003.
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  • "Anti-angiogenic", J Ethnopharmacol. 2004.
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  • "Inhibit Growth of Hepatoma Cells". Life Sci. 2003.
  • "Anti-inflammatory, Cardiovascular and Alzheimers Disease - Status of Ganoderma Lucidum as an Anti-inflammatory Agent in the U.S.". University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.
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  • "Nutritional value of ganoderma extract and assessment of its genotoxicity and antigenotoxicity using comet assays of mouse lymphocytes". Food Chem Toxicol 2000 Feb-Mar; 38(2-3): 173-8. Chiu SW, Wang ZM, Leung TM, Moore D, Department of Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N. T., Hong Kong, China.
  • "Asian studies on cancer chemoprevention". Ann N Y Acad Sci 1999; 889:157-92 Update from Asia. Yun TK, Laboratory of Experimental Pathology, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
  • "Antiherpetic activities of various protein bound polysaccharides isolated from Ganoderma lucidum". J Ethnopharmacol 1999 Dec 15; 68(1-3): 175-81. Eo SK, Kim YS, Lee CK, Han SS, College of Pharmacy, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, South Korea.
  • "Antiviral activities of various water and methanol soluble substances isolated from Ganoderma lucidum". J Ethnopharmacol 1999 Dec 15; 68(1-3): 129-36. Eo SK, Kim YS, Lee CK, Han SS, College of Pharmacy, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, South Korea.
  • "Lignin-modifying enzymes of the white rot basidiomycete Ganoderma lucidum". Appl Environ Microbiol 1999 Dec; 65(12): 5307-13. D'Souza TM, Merritt CS, Reddy CA, Department of Microbiology and NSF Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1101, USA.
  • "Lucidenic acid O and lactone, new terpene inhibitors of eukaryotic DNA polymerases from a basidiomycete, Ganoderma lucidum". Bioorg Med Chem 1999 Sep; 7(9): 2047-52. Mizushina Y, Takahashi N, Hanashima L, Koshino H, Esumi Y, Uzawa J, Sugawara F, Sakaguchi K, Department of Applied Biological Science, Science University of Tokyo, Chiba, Japan.
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  • "Studies of Biologically Active Metabolites from Macromycetes in the V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute". Russian Academy of Sciences, Nina V. Belova; V.L. Komarov, Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2 Prof. Popova Str., St. Petersburg 197376, Russia.
  • "The Antibiotic Activity of the Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing". Stefan Bender, Environment and Biotechnology Centre, Swinburne University of Technology, John Str., Hawthorn,Melbourne, Australia; Fachhochschule Institute for IInstrumental Analysis, Mannheim; Merck KgaA, Preclinical R&D, Medicinal Chemistry LF, 64271 Darmstadt, Germany; Greg T. Lonergan, Environment and Biotechnology Centre; Centre for Applied Colloid and BioColloid Science, School of Engineering and Science, Swinburne University of Technology, John Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne 3122, Australia; Juergen Backhaus, Fachhochschule Mannheim, Institute for Instrumental Analysis, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Reg F. Cross, Centre for Applied Colloid and BioColloid Science, School of Engineering and Science, Swinburne University of Technology, John Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne 3122, Australia; Cristina N. Dumitrache-Anghel, Environment and Biotechnology Centrer, Centre for Applied Colloid and BioColloid Science, Swinburne University of Technology, John Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Australia; Present address: Novo Nordisk A/S, Novo Alle, DK-2800, Bagsvaerd, Copenhagen, Denmark; Warren L. Baker, Environment and Biotechnology Centre, Centre for Applied Colloid and BioColloid Science, School of Engineering and Science, Swinburne University of Technology, John Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne 3122, Australia.
  • "Immunological Studies of the Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing". Nina A. Bisko, M. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Tereschenkivska Str. 2, Kiev, 252601, Ukraine; M. A. Gulich, Hygiene Center, Academy of Medical Sciences. 50 Popudrenko Str., Kiev 03660, Ukraine; O. D. Olishevskaya, Hygiene Center, Academy of Medical Sciences. 50 Popudrenko Str., Kiev 03660, Ukraine; E. A. Yatchenko, Hygiene Center, Academy of Medical Sciences. 50 Popudrenko Str., Kiev 03660, Ukraine; Victor T. Bilay, N. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. 2 Tereshchenkivskaya Str., Kiev 01601, Ukraine; Nadezda Yu. Mitropolskaya, M. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Tereschenkivska Str. 2, Kiev, 252601, Ukraine.
  • "Dietary Supplements with Curative and Prophylactic Properties Made from the Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing. Biomass". Alla Dvornina, Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, 1 Grossul Str., Kishinev 2028, Republic of Moldova; V. F. Rudik, Moldova State University, Laboratory of Photomicrobiology, 65a, Kogelnichany St., and Institute of Microbiology, National Academy of Sciences of Moldova Republic, 1, Akademicheskaya St., 20281 Kishinev, Moldova; Elena Dvornina, Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, 1 Grossul Str., Kishinev 2028, Republic of Moldova. "Effect of Actinon, an Extract of Edible Mushrooms in Comprehensive Treatment for Advanced Digestive Cancer". Weijian Feng, Medical Oncology Department, Fourth Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050011, China; Yunqiang Guo, Medical Oncology Department, Fourth Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050011, China; Tetsuro Ikekawa, Japanese Association of Integrative Medicine (JAIM). Association for Popularization of Integrative Medicine and Treatments (NPO, Japan), Sanshin Building, 3F, 2-15-14 Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0047,Japan.
  • "Hericium erinaceus (Bull.: Fr.) Pers. Extract Effect on Nerve Cells". Andriy P. Grygansky, Department of Spore Plants, M. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Tereshchenkivska str. 2, Kiev, GSP-1, 01601, Ukraine; Michael G. Moldavan, Department of Brain Physiology, A. A. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Bogomoltza str. 4, Kiev 01024, Ukraine; Olena Kolotushkina, O.?. Bogomolets Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 4 Bogomoltsa Str., Kiev, Ukraine; Burkhard Kirchhoff, Bergland Pilze KG, Ring Str. 26 31863 Coppenbriigge-Bisperode, Weser-Champignon, Hessisch-Oldendorf, Germany; Galina G. Skibo, O.?.Bogomolets Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 4 Bogomoltsa Str., Kiev, Ukraine.
  • "Fruiting Body Quality and Phenoloxidases of Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Hericium erinaceus". (Bull.: Fr.) Pers. Andriy P. Grygansky, Department of Spore Plants, M. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Tereshchenkivska str. 2, Kiev, GSP-1, 01601, Ukraine; Hans-Peter Molitoris, Institute of Botany, Regensburg University, Universitatsstrasse 31 D-93040 Regensburg, Germany; Burkhard Kirchhoff, Bergland Pilze KG, Ring Str. 26 31863 Coppenbriigge-Bisperode, Weser-Champignon, Hessisch-Oldendorf, Germany.
  • "Radiation Protection Effect of the Combination Medication Consisting of Propolis and Agaricus blazei Murr". Yeunhwa Gu, Department of Radiological Technology, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001-1 Kishiokacho, Suzuka City, Mie 510-02, Japan; Ikukatsu Suzuki, Faculty of Health Science, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001 Kishioka-cho Suzuka Mie 510-0293, Japan Sangrea Park; Department of Radiological Technology, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001-1 Kishiokacho, Suzuka City, Mie 510-02, Japan; Takeo Hasegawa, Department of Radiological Technology, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001-1 Kishiokacho, Suzuka City, Mie 510-02, Japan; Matso Koike Able Japan Co., Ltd., 2-9-10 Kawaguchi, Kawaguchi City, Saitama 332, Japan.
  • "Production of Lentinan by Submerged Cultivation of Lentlnus edodes". (Berk.) Sing. Linda Harvey, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland G1 1XW, UK; Brian McNeil, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland G1 1XW, UK; Bjorn Kristiansen, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland G1 1XW, UK; John E. Smith, Department of Bioscience&Biotechnology University of Strathclyde Royal College, Building 204 George Street Glasglow, Scotland, UK; and Mycobiotech Pte Ltd., Singapore Science Part, Singapore; Kok- Kheng Tan, MycoBiotech Pte Ltd 12 Science Park Drive # 04-01 The Mendel- Singapore Science Park 1 118 225, Singapore.
  • "Grifola frondosa (Dicks.: Fr.) S. F. Gray: Optimization of Basidiocarp Formation and Study of Its Biological Activities". Daniel Job, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Universite de Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland; Isabelle Schiff Giovannini, Laboratoire de Microbiologie, Universite de Neuchatel, Neuchatel CH-2007, Switzerland.
  • "Shiitake, Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing. Fruiting Body Production for Use as Pharmaceutical Raw Material". Burkhard Kirchhoff, Bergland Pilze KG, Ring Str. 26 31863 Coppenbriigge-Bisperode, Weser-Champignon, Hessisch-Oldendorf, Germany.
  • "Prevention of Oxidative Damage to Cellular DNA by Mushroom-Derived Components". Yu-ling Shi, Department of Biology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; Anthony E. James, Laboratory Animals Services Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; Iris F. F. Benzie, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China; John A. Buswell, Department of Biology and Centre for International Services to Mushroom Biotechnology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and Edible Fungi Institute, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, P.R. China.
  • "Effect of Ganoderma lucidum (Curt.: Fr.) P. Karst. and Coriolus versicolor (L.: Fr.) Quel. on Immunostimulation and Inhibition of Tumor Growth". Singsong Zhang, Nashua Road 35, Shanghai, 201106 People's Republic of China; Hua Fan, Nashua Road 35, Shanghai, 201106 People's Republic of China; and Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany; Werner Reutter, Nashua Road 35, Shanghai, 201106 People's Republic of China; and Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany.
  • "Changes in Immunomodulating Activities and Content of Antitumor Polysaccharides During the Growth of Two Medicinal Mushrooms, Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing, and Grifola frondosa". (Dicks.: Fr.) S. F. Gray, Ken-ichiro Minato Miyagi Agricultural College, Hatatate; and Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan; Masashi Mizuno, Faculty of Agriculture, Kobe University; and Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan; Sachiko Kawakami, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan; Shigenobu Tatsuoka, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan; Yutaka Denpo, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan; Keisuke Tokimoto, Faculty of Agriculture, Kobe University, Kobe; and The Tottori Mycological Institute, 211, Kokoge, Tottri 689-1125, Japan; Hironobu Tsuchida, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan.
  • "A Phase I/II Study of a Ganoderma lucidum (Curt.: Fr.) P. Karst. (Ling Zhi, Reishi Mushroom) Extract in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis". Yihuai Gao. Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University; Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; Shufeng Zhou, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Singapore; and Division of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; Guoliang Chen, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, China; Xihu Dai, Fuzhou General Hospital of Nanjing Military Region of the Peoples' Liberation Army, Fuzhou, Fujian, China; Jingxian Ye, Hospital of Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, Fujian, China; He Gao, New Zealand Institute of Natural Medicines, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • "Effects of Total Triterpenoids Extract from Ganoderma Iucidum (Curt.: Fr.) P. Karst. (Reishi Mushroom) on Experimental Liver Injury Models Induced by Carbon Tetrachloride or D-Galactosamine in Mice". Zhi-Bin Lin, Department of Pharmacology, Health Science Center, Peking University, Peking, 100083. People's Republic of China; Ming-Yu Wang, Department of Pharmacology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, 100083. People's Republic of China; Qiang Liu, Department of Pharmacology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, 100083. People's Republic of China; Qing-Ming Che, Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine Drugs, College of Pharmacy, Peking University, Beijing, 100083. People's Republic of China.
  • "Anticancer and Hypoglycemic Effects of Polysaccharides in Edible and Medicinal Maitake Mushroom [Grifola frondosa (Dicks.: Fr.) S. F. Gray]". Sensuke Konno, Department of Urology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA; Shahrad Aynehchi, Department of Urology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA; Daniele J. Dolin, Department of Urology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA; Alec M. Schwartz, Department of Urology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA; Muhammad S. Choudhury, Department of Urology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA; Hiroshi Tazaki, Department of Urology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA.
  • "A Phase I/II Study of a Ganoderma lucidum (Curt.: Fr.) P. Karst. Extract (Ganopofy) in Patients with Advanced Cancer". Yihuai Gao, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University; Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; Shufeng Zhou, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Singapore; and Division of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; Guoliang Chen, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, China; Xihu Dai, Fuzhou General Hospital of Nanjing Military Region of the Peoples' Liberation Army, Fuzhou, Fujian, China; Jingxian Ye, Hospital of Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, Fujian, China.
  • "The International Conference on Perspectives of Medicinal Mushrooms in Health Care and Nutrition in the 21st Century". Elvira F. Solomko, M. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Tereshchenkivska Str. 2, GSP, 01601, Ukraine; Solomon P. Wasser, N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; International Centre for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel.
  • "Biological Activity of Cordyceps (Fr.) Link Species (Ascomycetes) Derived from a Natural Source and from Fermented Mycelia on Diabetes in STZ-Induced Rats". Tai-Hao Hsu, Department of Food Engineering, Da-Yeh University, 112 Shan-Jeau Rd., Dah-Tsuen, Changhua, 515, Taiwan, Republic of China; Hui-Chen Lo, Department of Medical Research, Changhua Christian Hospital, 135 Nanhsia Street, Changhua, 500, Taiwan, Republic of China.
  • "Inhibiting Effect of Different Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms on the Growth of Two Ochratoxigenic Microfungi". Alessandra Ricelli, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza," Largo Cristina di Svezia 24, 00165 Roma, Italy; Anna Adele Fabbri, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza," Largo Cristina di Svezia 24, 00165 Roma, Italy; Paola Trionfetti-Nisini, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Universita degli Studi "La Sapienza," Largo Cristina di Svezia, 24, 00165-Roma, Italy; Massimo Reverberi, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza," Largo Cristina di Svezia 24, 00165 Roma, Italy; Slaven Zjalic, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza," Largo Cristina di Svezia 24, 00165 Roma, Italy; Corrado Fanelli, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza," Largo Cristina di Svezia 24, 00165 Roma, Italy.
  • "The Immunomodulating Effects of Ganoderma lucidum (Curt.: Fr.) P. Karst. (Ling Zhi, Reishi Mushroom) (Aphyllophoromycetideae)". Yihuai Gao, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University; Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; Shufeng Zhou, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Singapore; and Division of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • "Neurotropic Effect of the Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing. Extracts on the Neurons of Hippocampal Slices in Rats". Solomon P. Wasser, N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; International Centre for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel; Michael G.Moldavan Department of Brain Physiology, A.A.Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Bogomoltza str.4, Kiev 01024, Ukraine; Anna A. Grodzinskaya, Department of Spore Plants, M. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Tereshchenkivska str.2, Kiev, GSP-1, 01601, Ukraine; Victor M. Storozhuk, Department of Brain Physiology, A. A. Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Bogomoltza str. 4, Kiev 01024, Ukraine.
  • "Immunopotentiating Properties of Lentinan (1(r)3)-b-D-glucan Extracted from Culinary-Medicinal Shiitake Mushroom Lentinus edodes(Berk.)". Ann-Teck Yap, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore; Mah-Lee Ng, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 5 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117597.
  • "Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study of Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd (Aphyllophoromycetideae) Polysaccharides (Ganopoly(r)) in Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer". Yihuai Gao, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University; Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; Xihu Dai, Fuzhou General Hospital of Nanjing Military Region of the Peoples' Liberation Army, Fuzhou, Fujian, China; Guoliang Chen, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, China; Jingxian Ye, Hospital of Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, Fujian, China; Shufeng Zhou, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Singapore; and Division of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • "Chemopreventive and Tumoricidal Properties of Ling Zhi Mushroom Ganoderma lucidum (W. Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd (Aphyllophoromycetideae). Part I. Preclinical and Clinical Studies". (Review) Yihuai Gao, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University; Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; Wenbo Tank, New Zealand Institute of Natural Medicines, Auckland, New Zealand; He Gao, New Zealand Institute of Natural Medicines, Auckland, New Zealand; Jin Lan, Institute of Human Nutrition and Department of Biochemistry, Qingdao Medical College, Qingdao University, China; Shufeng Zhou, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Singapore; and Division of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • "Antiprotozoal Activity and Mitogenic Effect of Mycelium of Culinary-Medicinal Shiitake Mushroom Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Singer (Agaricomycetideae)". Suzanna M. Badalyan, Laboratory of Fungal Biology and Biotechnology, Yerevan State University, Department of Botany, 1 Aleg Manoogian St., 375025, Yerevan, Armenia.
  • "Genoprotective Activity of Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Components". Yu-ling Shi, Department of Biology , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; Anthony E. James, Laboratory Animals Services Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; Iris F. F. Benzie, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China; John A. Buswell, Department of Biology and Centre for International Services to Mushroom Biotechnology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and Edible Fungi Institute, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, P.R. China.
  • "Anti Beta-Glucan Antibody in Cancer Patients". (Preliminary Report) Masuro Motoi, School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science; Toei Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan; Ken-ichi Ishibashi, School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, Tokyo, Japan; Osamu Mizukami, Department of Health Promotion, Tokyo Adventist Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; Noriko N. Miura, Laboratory for Immunopharmacology of Microbial Products, School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1432-1 Horinouchi, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0392, Japan; Yoshiyuki Adachi, Laboratory of Immunopharmacology of Microbial Products, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, 1432-1 Horinouchi, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0392, Japan; Naohito Ohno, Laboratory for Immunopharmacology of Microbial Products, School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 1432-1 Horinouchi, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0392, Japan.
  • "Chemopreventive and Tumoricidal Properties of Ling Zhi Mushroom Ganoderma lucidum (W. Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd (Aphyllophoromycetideae). Part I. Preclinical and Clinical Studies". (Review) Yihuai Gao, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University; Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; Wenbo Tank, New Zealand Institute of Natural Medicines, Auckland, New Zealand; He Gao, New Zealand Institute of Natural Medicines, Auckland, New Zealand; Jin Lan, Institute of Human Nutrition and Department of Biochemistry, Qingdao Medical College, Qingdao University, China; Shufeng Zhou, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Singapore; and Division of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • "Medicinal Value of Culinary-Medicinal Maitake Mushroom Grifola frondosa (Dicks.:Fr.) S.F. Gray (Aphyllophoromycetideae)". Review. Cun Zhuang, Bio Research Institute, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, USA; Solomon P. Wasser, N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; International Centre for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel.
  • "Antitumor and Immunomodulatory Effects of Culinary-Medicinal Shiitake Mushroom Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Singer: Analysis of NK Activity, Lymphoproliferative Response, and Antibody Production". Ramon Kaneno, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Bioscience of Botucatu/UNESP, P.O. Box 510, ZC 18618-000, Botucatu, SP, Brazil; Andrea V. F. Belik, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Bioscience of Botucatu/UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil; Fabiani G. Frantz, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Bioscience of Botucatu/UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil; Juliana S. F. Lorenzo, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Bioscience of Botucatu/UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil; Luciana M. Fontanari, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Bioscience of Botucatu/UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil; Lindsey Castoldi, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Bioscience of Botucatu/UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil; Bianca R. Dias, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Bioscience of Botucatu/UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil; Ana L. T. Spinardi, Barbisan Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine of Botucatu/UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil; Augusto Ferreira da Eira, Department of Plant Production, Agriculture Microbiology, FCA/UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brazil.
  • "A Phase I/II Study of Ling Zhi Mushroom Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd (Aphyllophoromycetideae) Extract in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease". Yihuai Gao, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University; Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; Guoliang Chen, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, China; Xihu Dai, Fuzhou General Hospital of Nanjing Military Region of the Peoples' Liberation Army, Fuzhou, Fujian, China; Jingxian Ye, Hospital of Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, Fujian, China; Shufeng Zhou, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Singapore; and Division of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • "MUSHROOMS: CULTIVATION, NUTRITIONAL VALUE, MEDICINAL EFFECT, AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT" by Shu-Ting Chang and Philip G. Miles. Book Review. Solomon P. Wasser, N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; International Centre for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel.
  • "Notes on Nutritional Properties of Culinary-Medicinal Mushrooms". Paul Stamets, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Fungi Perfecti Research Laboratories, SE 50 Nelson Rd., Kamilche Pt., WA 98584, USA.
  • "Clinical Trials for Medicinal Mushrooms: Experience with Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd (Lingzhi Mushroom)". Shufeng Zhou, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117543, Singapore; and Division of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; Yihuai Gao, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University; Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; Eli Chan, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • "Potential Role of Medicinal Mushrooms in Breast Cancer Treatment: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives". Roumyana D. Petrova, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa; Migal-Galilee Technology Center, South Industrial Zone, Kiryat Shmona, Israel; Solomon P. Wasser, N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; International Centre for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel; Jamal A. Mahajna, Migal, Galilee Technology Center, Cancer Drug Discovery Program, Kiryat Shmona; Galilee Institute for Applied Research, Nazareth, Israel; Cvetomir M. Denchev, Institute of Botany, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria; Eviatar Nevo, International Center for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel.
  • "The Medicinal Benefits of Lentinan (dectin-1, 3-D glucan) from Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Singer (Shiitake Mushroom) Through Oral Administration". Ann-Teck Yap, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore; Mah-Lee Ng, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 5 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117597.
  • "Beta-Glucan of Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd (Aphyllophoromycetideae) Cooperatively Induces Tumor Necrosis Factor-a and Interleukin-6 with Lipopolysaccharide by Binding to Dectin-1". Su Kyoung Sung, Department of Life Sciences, University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea; Mi Jung Kim, Department of Life Sciences, University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea; Dong Hee Lee, Department of Life Sciences, University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea; Se Young Choung, College of Pharmacy, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea; Byong Kak Kim, College of Pharmacy Seoul National University Seoul 151-724; and Department of Life Science, University of Seoul, Seoul 130-743, South Korea; Ha Won Kim, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, and Department of Life Science, University of Seoul, Seoul 130-743, Korea.
  • "Mushroom Proteins Related to Host Defense". Tzi Bun Ng, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China.
  • "Selenium Enrichment of Grifola frondosa (Dicks.:Fr.) S.F.Gray (Maitake) Mushrooms". Robert B. Beelman, 116D Borland Laboratory, Department of Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802, USA; Daniel J. Royse, Departments of Food Science and Plant Pathology, College of Agricultural Sciences The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA 16802-4507, USA.
  • "Chemopreventive Properties of Mushrooms Against Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer". S. Chen, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; S. Phung, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; S. Kwok, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; J. Ye, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; G. Hur, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; S. Oh, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; D. Smith, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; Y.-C. Yuan, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; K. Karlsberg, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA; K. Lui, Department of Surgical Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA.
  • "Cancer Risk Reduction by Intake of Mushrooms and Clinical Studies on EEM". Tetsuro Ikekawa, Japanese Association of Integrative Medicine (JAIM). Association for Popularization of Integrative Medicine and Treatments (NPO, Japan), Sanshin Building, 3F, 2-15-14 Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0047,Japan.
  • "Medicinal Mushroom Substances as Cancer Molecular Therapy". Jamal A. Mahajna Migal, Galilee Technology Center, Cancer Drug Discovery Program, Kiryat Shmona; Galilee Institute for Applied Research, Nazareth, Israel; Majed Yassin, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel; Migal, Galilee Technology Center, Kiryat Shmona, Israel; Galilee Institute for Applied Research, Nazareth, Israel; Ben-Zion Zaidman, Migal-GaliIee Technology Center, Cancer Drug Discovery Program, Kiryat Shmona; Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel; Eviatar Nevo, International Center for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel; Solomon P. Wasser, N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; International Centre for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel.
  • "Molecular Systematics of Ganoderma: What Is Reishi?". Jean-Marc Moncalvo, Department of Natural History, Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Royal Ontario Museum and Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada.
  • "The Clinical Use of Mushrooms from a Traditional Chinese Medical Perspective". Steven Kh. Aung, 9904-106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1C4, Canada.
  • "The Clinical Use of Mushrooms in Oncology". Steven Kh. Aung, 9904-106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1C4, Canada.
  • "Can Bioactive Polysaccharides and Proteo-Polysaccharides from Medicinal Mushrooms Benefit Women with Malignant Breast Tumors?". Alice W. Chen, Specialty Mushrooms, 1730 Penfield Rd., No.41, Penfield, NY 14526, USA; John Seleen, Mushroom Science Laboratory, JHS Natural Products, P.O. Box 50398, Eugene, OR 97405, USA.
  • "Comparative Analysis of Cordycepin, Minerals, and Vitamins on Cultivation Media of Cordyceps militaris (L.:Fr.) Link". Soo-Muk Cho, Agriproduct Processing Division, Rural Resources Development Institute, NIAST, RDA, Suwon 441-853, S. Korea; Sung-Hyeon Lee, Agriproduct Processing Division, Rural Resources Development Institute, NIAST, RDA, Suwon 441-853, S. Korea; Young-Min Lee, Agriproduct Processing Division, Rural Resources Development Institute, NIAST, RDA, Suwon 441-853, S. Korea; Jong-Deok Hong, Korea National Agricultural College Business Incubating Center, RDA, Hwasung, Kyungki-Do 11-1, S. Korea; Hye-Kyung Chun, Agriproduct Processing Division, Rural Resources Development Institute, NIAST, RDA, Suwon 441-853, S. Korea; Hong-Ju Park, Korea National Agricultural College Business Incubating Center, RDA, Hwasung, Kyungki-Do 11-1, S. Korea.
  • "Antitumor Immunity in Agaricus sp., Paffia paniculata, and Propolis". Yeunhwa Gu, Department of Radiological Technology, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001-1 Kishiokacho, Suzuka City, Mie 510-02, Japan; Takenori Yamashita, Faculty of Health Science, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001 Kishioka-cho Suzuka Mie 510-0293, Japan; Masami Oshima, Faculty of Health Science, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001 Kishioka-cho Suzuka Mie 510-0293, Japan; Ikukatsu Suzuki, Faculty of Health Science, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001 Kishioka-cho Suzuka Mie 510-0293, Japan; Toshihiro Maenaka, Faculty of Health Science, Suzuka University of Medical Science, 1001 Kishioka-cho Suzuka Mie 510-0293, Japan; Norihide Mitsumoto, Shizen Kyusei Co., Ltd, Okayama, Japan.
  • "A Newly Isolated Anamorph of the Medicinal Fungus Cordyceps sinensis (Berk.) Sacc. (Ascomycetes): A Review of Its Identification, Cultivation Parameters, Chemical Composition, and Antioxidant and Antitumor Activities". John C. Holliday, Aloha Medicinals Inc., Maui, Hawaii; and Next Laboratories, 690 Naele Rd. Kula, Hawaii, USA; Phillip Cleaver, Aloha Medicinals Inc., Haiku, Hawaii, USA; Esteban Servat, Aloha Medicinals Inc., Maui, Hawaii, USA; Jianyong Wu, Department of Applied Biology & Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, R.P. China; Cheuk-sang Kwok, Department of Optometry and Radiography, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, R.P. China; Weiyun Zhang, Medical School, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, R.P. China; Peter Y.S. Fung, Department of Biology, Augustana University College, Camrose, Alberta, Canada.
  • "The Receptor for Beta-Glucan of Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd in Immune Cells". Ha Won Kim, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, and Department of Life Science, University of Seoul, Seoul 130-743, Korea; Byong Kak Kim, College of Pharmacy Seoul National University Seoul 151-724; and Department of Life Science, University of Seoul, Seoul 130-743, South Korea.
  • "A Study on the Effect of Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.: Fr.) Lloyd in Indian HIV Carriers". S. Mohan, KMCH College of Pharmacy and Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore 641 014, India; P. Chinnaswamy, KMCH College of Pharmacy and Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore 641 014, India; A. S. Krishnamoorthy, Mushroom Research Center, Department of Plant Pathology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641 003, India.
  • "Medicinal Mushrooms: A New Source for Breast Cancer Therapeutics". Roumyana D. Petrova, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa; Migal-Galilee Technology Center, South Industrial Zone, Kiryat Shmona, Israel; Solomon P. Wasser, N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; International Centre for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel; Jamal A. Mahajna, Migal, Galilee Technology Center, Cancer Drug Discovery Program, Kiryat Shmona; Galilee Institute for Applied Research, Nazareth, Israel; Cvetomir M. Denchev, Institute of Botany, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria; Eviatar Nevo, International Center for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel.
  • "Antimicrobial and Antagonistic Properties of Ganoderma lucidum"". (W.Curt.: Fr.) Lloyd. Niven Buenafe Rofuli, III, Mushroom Biotechnology Program, Research and Development Center; Rizal Technological University, Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550; Metro Manila, Philippines; Armie Gade Vera Cruz, Mushroom Biotechnology Program, Research and Development Center; Rizal Technological University, Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550; Metro Manila, Philippines; Angelita Piamonte Medalla, Mushroom Biotechnology Program, Research and Development Center; Rizal Technological University, Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550; Metro Manila, Philippines; Ma.Teresa Sabino Buenavista, Mushroom Biotechnology Program, Research and Development Center; Rizal Technological University, Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550; Metro Manila, Philippines.
  • "Anticancer Medicinal Mushrooms Can Provide Significant Vitamin D2 (Ergocalciferol)". Paul Stamets, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Fungi Perfecti Research Laboratories, SE 50 Nelson Rd., Kamilche Pt., WA 98584, USA, Gregory A. Plotnikoff, Keio University Medical School, Tokyo, Japan. "Cordyceps sinensis (Berk.) Sacc: Economy, Ecology, and Ethno-Mycology of Yartsa Gunbu, a Medicinal Fungus Endemic for the Tibetan Plateau". D. Winkler, ALSTOM Power Technology Ltd. Center, Segelhof CH-5405, Baden-Daettwil, Switzerland.
  • "Secondary Metabolites from Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms as Molecular Therapy for Prostate Cancer". Ben-Zion Zaidman, Migal-GaliIee Technology Center, Cancer Drug Discovery Program, Kiryat Shmona; Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, 31905 Haifa, Israel; Solomon P. Wasser, N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; International Centre for Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel; Jamal A. Mahajna, Migal, Galilee Technology Center, Cancer Drug Discovery Program, Kiryat Shmona; Galilee Institute for Applied Research, Nazareth, Israel.
  • "Bioactive Components of Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd Can Induce Apoptosis of Tumor Cells". Jingsong Zhang, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany; and Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Science, 2901 Beidi Road Shanghai 201106, China; Qingjiu Tang, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany; and Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Science, 2901 Beidi Road Shanghai 201106, China; Martin Zimmerman-Kordmann, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany; Werner Reutter, Nashua Road 35, Shanghai, 201106 People's Republic of China; and Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany; Hua Fan, Nashua Road 35, Shanghai, 201106 People's Republic of China; and Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Free University Berlin, Germany.
  • "A Comparison Study of the Anticancerous Activity and Mechanism of Ethanolic Extracts from Different Ganoderma lucidum (W.Curt.:Fr.) Lloyd Strains". Zhou Yue-Qing, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Shanghai Normal University, 100 Guilin Road, Shanghai 200234, R.P. China; Yang Xiao-Tong, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Shanghai Normal University; and Department of Pathology, the University of Hong Kong, R.P. China; Mi Ke, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Shanghai Normal University, R.P. China; Feng Hui-Qing, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Shanghai Normal University, R.P. China; Li Xu-Quan, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Shanghai Normal University, 100 Guilin Road, Shanghai 200234, R.P. China; Yang Qing-Yao, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Shanghai Normal University, R.P. China.
  • "Medicinal mushrooms: their therapeutic properties and current medical usage with special emphasis on cancer treatments". University of Strathclyde, May 2002. Authors JOHN E SMITH BSc MSc PhD DSc FIBiol FRSE, Emeritus Professor of Applied Microbiology, University of Strathclyde, Chief Scientific Officer, MycoBiotech Ltd, Singapore; NEIL J ROWAN BSc MSc PhD MIBiol MIFST Lecturer, Department of Bioscience, University of Strathclyde; RICHARD SULLIVAN BSc MD PhD Head of Clinical Programmes, Cancer Research UK.
  • "Mushrooms, tumors, and immunity". Borchers AT, Stern JS, Hackman RM, Keen CL, Gershwin ME, Division of Rheumatology/Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California 95616-8660, USA
  • "Functional properties of edible mushrooms". Chang R., Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA.

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