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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26150007/effects-of-amycenone-on-serum-levels-of-tumor-necrosis-factor-%C3%AE-interleukin-10-and-depression-like-behavior-in-mice-after-lipopolysaccharide-administration
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Wei Yao, Ji-chun Zhang, Chao Dong, Cun Zhuang, Susumu Hirota, Kazutoyo Inanaga, Kenji Hashimoto
Accumulating evidence suggests that inflammation plays a role in the pathophysiology of depression and that anti-inflammatory substances have antidepressant effects. Amycenone is obtained from extracts of the Yamabushitake (Hericium erinaceum). The purpose of this study is to examine whether amycenone shows anti-inflammatory and antidepressant effects in an inflammation-induced mouse model of depression. First, we examined the effects of amycenone on the serum levels of the pro-inflammatory cytokine, tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), and the anti-inflammatory cytokine, interleukin-10 (IL-10), after intraperitoneal administration of the bacterial endotoxin lipopolysaccharide (LPS)...
September 2015: Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25317734/hericium-erinaceus-yamabushitake-a-unique-resource-for-developing-functional-foods-and-medicines
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REVIEW
Mingxing Wang, Yang Gao, Duoduo Xu, Tetsuya Konishi, Qipin Gao
Hericium erinaceus (HE) is a fungus inhabiting the mountainous areas of the northeast territories in Asia. HE has been used in traditional folk medicine and medicinal cuisine in China, Korea and Japan. Evidence has been adduced for a variety of physiological effects, including anti-aging, anti-cancer, anti-gastritis, and anti-metabolic disease properties. Hence, HE is an attractive target resource for developing not only medicines, but also functional foods. Basic studies on the physiological functions of HE and on the chemical identification of its active ingredients have progressed in recent decades...
December 2014: Food & Function
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21779573/mechanism-of-hericium-erinaceus-yamabushitake-mushroom-induced-apoptosis-of-u937-human-monocytic-leukemia-cells
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Sung Phil Kim, Mi Young Kang, Yong Hee Choi, Jae Ho Kim, Seok Hyun Nam, Mendel Friedman
Phytochemicals in some foods are a potential source of bioactive safe compounds for cancer chemoprevention and suppression of tumor initiation, promotion, and metastasis. In the present study, we evaluated hot water (HWE), microwaved 50% ethanol (MWE), acidic (ACE), and alkaline (AKE) extracts of the fruitbody (sporocarp) of Hericium erinaceus (Yamabushitake, Lion's Mane) mushrooms for their ability to induce apoptosis (programmed cell death) in U937 human monocytic leukemia cells. Cell culture, cell viability, cytotoxicity, flow cytometry, chromosomal DNA integrity, mitochondrial membrane potential, expression of pro- and anti-apoptotic proteins, and activation and inhibition of caspase assays were carried out to help define the mechanism of observed apoptosis...
June 2011: Food & Function
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20622452/yamabushitake-mushroom-hericium-erinaceus-improved-lipid-metabolism-in-mice-fed-a-high-fat-diet
#4
Kazuyuki Hiwatashi, Yasuyuki Kosaka, Nao Suzuki, Keishi Hata, Toshiyuki Mukaiyama, Kenji Sakamoto, Hitoshi Shirakawa, Michio Komai
The effects of dietary Yamabushitake mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) on lipid metabolism were examined. C57BL/6J mice were fed a high-fat diet containing hot-water extract (HW-E) and an ethanol extract (EtOH-E) of Yamabushitake mushroom. Administration of HW-E or EtOH-E with a high-fat diet for 28 d resulted in a significant decrease in body weight gain, fat weight, and serum and hepatic triacylglycerol levels. Our in vitro experiments indicated that EtOH-E acts as an agonist of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPARalpha)...
2010: Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20184262/-higher-fungi-in-traditional-and-modern-medicine
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REVIEW
Ulrike Lindequist, Rika Rausch, Anna Füssel, Hans Peter Hanssen
The medicinal use of mushrooms, so-called higher fungi, has a very long tradition in the Asian countries, whereas their use in the Western hemisphere has been slightly increasing only since the last decades. The paper gives an overview about the most important medicinal mushrooms and summarizes the actual knowledge about chemistry and pharmacology of Lentinula edo-des (Shiitake, Golden Oak Mushroom), Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi, Ling Zhi), Agaricus brasiliensis (Royal sun agaricus), Grifola frondosa (Maitake, Hen-of-the-Woods) and Hericium erinaceus (Yamabushitake, Lion's Man, Monkey's Head)...
February 2010: Medizinische Monatsschrift Für Pharmazeuten
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/18844328/improving-effects-of-the-mushroom-yamabushitake-hericium-erinaceus-on-mild-cognitive-impairment-a-double-blind-placebo-controlled-clinical-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Koichiro Mori, Satoshi Inatomi, Kenzi Ouchi, Yoshihito Azumi, Takashi Tuchida
A double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled trial was performed on 50- to 80-year-old Japanese men and women diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment in order to examine the efficacy of oral administration of Yamabushitake (Hericium erinaceus), an edible mushroom, for improving cognitive impairment, using a cognitive function scale based on the Revised Hasegawa Dementia Scale (HDS-R). After 2 weeks of preliminary examination, 30 subjects were randomized into two 15-person groups, one of which was given Yamabushitake and the other given a placebo...
March 2009: Phytotherapy Research: PTR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/18758067/nerve-growth-factor-inducing-activity-of-hericium-erinaceus-in-1321n1-human-astrocytoma-cells
#7
Koichiro Mori, Yutaro Obara, Mitsuru Hirota, Yoshihito Azumi, Satomi Kinugasa, Satoshi Inatomi, Norimichi Nakahata
Neurotrophic factors are essential to maintain and organize neurons functionally; thereby neurotrophic factor-like substances or their inducers are expected to be applied to the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. In the present study, we firstly examined the effects of ethanol extracts of four edible mushrooms, Hericium erinaceus (Yamabushitake), Pleurotus eryngii (Eringi), Grifola frondosa (Maitake), and Agaricus blazei (Himematsutake), on nerve growth factor (NGF) gene expression in 1321N1 human astrocytoma cells...
September 2008: Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15544548/cellular-and-physiological-effects-of-ganoderma-lucidum-reishi
#8
REVIEW
Daniel Sliva
In Asia, a variety of dietary products have been used for centuries as popular remedies to prevent or treat different diseases. A large number of herbs and extracts from medicinal mushrooms are used for the treatment of diseases. Mushrooms such as Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi), Lentinus edodes (Shiitake), Grifola frondosa (Maitake), Hericium erinaceum (Yamabushitake), and Inonotus obliquus (Chaga) have been collected and consumed in China, Korea, and Japan for centuries. Until recently, these mushrooms were largely unknown in the West and were considered 'fungi' without any nutritional value...
October 2004: Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/14714963/hericium-erinaceum-yamabushitake-extract-induced-acute-respiratory-distress-syndrome-monitored-by-serum-surfactant-proteins
#9
Munehide Nakatsugawa, Hiroki Takahashi, Chikako Takezawa, Kazutaka Nakajima, Kazutoki Harada, Yoshitaka Sugawara, Shuichi Kobayashi, Tatsuo Kondo, Shosaku Abe
This is the first report suggesting a causal relationship between acute respiratory distress syndrome and Hericium erinaceum extract, which is commercialized as a diet food. A 63-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for intensive care of severe acute respiratory failure with diffuse infiltration in both lungs. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid revealed a high percentage of lymphocytes. Lymphocyte stimulation test showed a strong reactivity against extract formulation of Hericium erinaceum (Yamabushitake), which he had taken four months before onset...
December 2003: Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/1368310/antitumor-active-polysaccharides-isolated-from-the-fruiting-body-of-hericium-erinaceum-an-edible-and-medicinal-mushroom-called-yamabushitake-or-houtou
#10
T Mizuno, T Wasa, H Ito, C Suzuki, N Ukai
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February 1992: Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry
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