Grifola frondosa

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Noun1.Grifola frondosa - large greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
genus Polyporus, Polyporus - type genus of the Polyporaceae; includes important pathogens of e.g. birches and conifers
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Lentinus edodes, and Grifola frondosa through submerged cultures have been reported to produce EPS.
The oral administration of extracts derived from [beta]-glucans of the medicinal mushroom Grifola frondosa (Maitake) has been shown to stimulate haematopoiesis and immune cells recovery post-paclitaxel treatment in animal models [25].
Biological activities of the polysaccharides produced from submerged culture of the edible Basidiomycete Grifola frondosa.
Kikuchi, Structures of New Ceramides from the Fruit Bodies of Grifola frondosa, Chem.
These include Pleurotus ostreatus, Hericeum erinacium, Lentinus edodes, Auricularia auricula, Auricularia polytricha, Tremella fuciformis, Gyrophora esculenta, Tricholom matsutake, Agaricus bisporus, Grifola frondosa, and Flammulina velutipes [21].
Lentinula edodes (shiitake), and Grifola frondosa (maitake) are also regularly claimed as effective treatments of various cancers.
Beta-glucans, differing in molecular weight, have been isolated from many diverse species like Rhynchelytrum repens, Lentinus edodes, Grifola frondosa, Tremella mesenterica, Tremella aurantia, Zea mays, Agaricus blazei (mushroom), Phellinus buammi, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae (yeast) (Rahar et al.
Acalypha wilkesiana, Acanthopanax gracilistylus, Allium sativum, Ananus comosus, Cissampelos sympodialis, Coriolus versicolor, Curcuma longa, Echinacea purpurea, Grifola frondosa, Harpagophytum procumbens, Panax ginseng, Polygala tenuifolia, Poria cocos, Silybum marianum, Smilax glabra, Tinospora cordifolia, Uncaria tomentosa, and Withania somnifera demonstrate modulation of multiple cytokines.
Selenium enrichment of Plettrotus cornucopiae (Paulet) Rollant and Grifola frondosa (Dicks.
Alpha-glucosidase inhibitor from the seeds of balsam pear (Momordica charantia) and the fruit bodies of Grifola frondosa.
New in the product line is Immune Assist Micron, a special blend of the immune active heteropolysaccharides derived from Cordyceps sinensis, Coriolus versicolor, Agaricus blazei, Grifola frondosa, Ganoderma lucidum and Lentinula edodes in micronized form.