Grifola frondosa

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Synonyms for Grifola frondosa

large greyish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees

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USA) is an ethanol extract from the medicinal mushroom, Grifola frondosa, obtained under standard procedures performed by Mushroom Wisdom, Inc.
lepida lectin V W * Y * I V * A I * K T D * V * P * R T T Agaricus bisporus lectin E Y Y * G V * P I * R D Q A R E N Q (95-109) Agrocybe aegerita lectin P W * L V E Q R V S D * V * A N Q F (78-92) Flammulina velutipes A Y L V K K I * D F D * Y T P * N W G R G T lectin (9-27) Grifola frondosa lectin N W * P A E M M I D * L K H P I V E M R (29-46) Pholiota aurivella Y S V T T P N S V K G G T N Q G lectin (1-15) Identical amino acid residues are highlighted in boldface and underscored are indicated with *.
The system is able to supply best environmental conditions for cultivation of a large variety of edible mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum, Grifola frondosa, Hericium erinaceus, Lentinus edodes, Pleurotus eryngii, Pleurotus ostreatus), for better results, in the incubation / fructification room the atmosphere parameters being continuously monitored and set accordingly each variety of mushroom and cultivation phase.
Maitake Grifola frondosa or maitake or hen-of-the-woods is a large, gray, fleshy polypore made up of numerous overlapping caps.
The treated wood chips were used to cultivate lignolytic mushroom-producing, white-rot basidiomycetes of various Pleurotus species and two other fungi, Grifola frondosa and Hericium erinaceus.
ImmuneRich is the collective engine that fuels your immune system with such ingredients as seven medicinal mushroom extracts; Cordyceps sinensis, Tremella fuciformis, Ganodderma lucidum(Reishi), Lentinus Edodes (Shiitake), Grifola frondosa (Maitake), Coriolus Versicolor (Kawaratake), and Agaricus blazei murill, which have all had extensive research showing high potency immune enhancement because they are rich in polysaccharide compounds, especially beta glucans, that work by activating the macrophages, or immune cells, which trap and engulf foreign substances.
Zhao F, et al, Synergistic Apoptotic Effect of D-Fraction From Grifola frondosa and Vitamin C on Hepatocellular Carcinoma SMMC-7721 Cells.
In diabetic Wistar rats, the immunomodulatory effects of a mycelial submerged culture and the broth of Grifola frondosa mushrooms were explored on splenocytes and peripheral blood cells.
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.
Anti-tumor effect of polysaccharide from Grifola frondosa and its influence on immunological function.
Enhancement of cytokine production by macrophages stimulated with (1-3)-[beta]-D-glucan, grifolan (GRN), isolated from Grifola frondosa.
Administration of a polysaccharide from Grifola frondosa stimulates immune function of normal mice.
Several, like Grifola frondosa, the "hen of the woods," have long been considered choice delicacies.