The medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum attenuates UV-induced skin carcinogenesis and immunosuppression

Shahid A, Huang M, Liu M, Shamim MA, Parsa C, et al. (2022) The medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum attenuates UV-induced skin carcinogenesis and immunosuppression. PLOS ONE 17(3): e0265615. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0265615 Abstract The medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum is traditionally used for treating multiple diseases, including cancer. This study examined skin cancer preventive activity of a commercial product containing spore and fruiting body in 30:8 ratio (GLSF). Extracts of… Continue reading The medicinal mushroom Ganoderma lucidum attenuates UV-induced skin carcinogenesis and immunosuppression

Gastroprotective Effects of Ganoderma lucidum Polysaccharides with Different Molecular Weights on Ethanol-Induced Acute Gastric Injury in Rats

Tian B, Zhao Q, Xing H, Xu J, Li Z, Zhu H, Yang K, Sun P, Cai M. Gastroprotective Effects of Ganoderma lucidum Polysaccharides with Different Molecular Weights on Ethanol-Induced Acute Gastric Injury in Rats. Nutrients. 2022; 14(7):1476. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14071476 Abstract Ganoderma lucidum is known as a medicine food homology that can ameliorate gastrointestinal diseases. To evaluate the gastroprotective effects… Continue reading Gastroprotective Effects of Ganoderma lucidum Polysaccharides with Different Molecular Weights on Ethanol-Induced Acute Gastric Injury in Rats

Identification of existing pharmaceuticals and herbal medicines as inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Jan JT, Cheng TR, Juang YP, Ma HH, Wu YT, Yang WB, Cheng CW, Chen X, Chou TH, Shie JJ, Cheng WC, Chein RJ, Mao SS, Liang PH, Ma C, Hung SC, Wong CH. Identification of existing pharmaceuticals and herbal medicines as inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Feb… Continue reading Identification of existing pharmaceuticals and herbal medicines as inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Natural Bioactive Compounds from Fungi as Potential Candidates for Protease Inhibitors and Immunomodulators to Apply for Coronaviruses

Suwannarach, N., Kumla, J., Sujarit, K., Pattananandecha, T., Saenjum, C., & Lumyong, S. (2020). Natural Bioactive Compounds from Fungi as Potential Candidates for Protease Inhibitors and Immunomodulators to Apply for Coronaviruses. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(8), 1800. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25081800 Abstract The inhibition of viral protease is an important target in antiviral drug discovery and development. To date, protease inhibitor… Continue reading Natural Bioactive Compounds from Fungi as Potential Candidates for Protease Inhibitors and Immunomodulators to Apply for Coronaviruses

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Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Patients Infected with 2019-New Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2): A Review and Perspective

Yang, Y., Islam, M. S., Wang, J., Li, Y., & Chen, X. (2020). Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Patients Infected with 2019-New Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2): A Review and Perspective. International journal of biological sciences, 16(10), 1708–1717. https://doi.org/10.7150/ijbs.45538 Abstract Currently, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, formerly known as 2019-nCoV, the causative pathogen of Coronavirus Disease… Continue reading Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Patients Infected with 2019-New Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2): A Review and Perspective

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Distinguishing commercially grown Ganoderma lucidum from Ganoderma lingzhi from Europe and East Asia on the basis of morphology, molecular phylogeny, and triterpenic acid profiles

Florian Hennicke, Zakaria Cheikh-Ali, Tim Liebisch, Jose G. Maciá-Vicente, Helge B. Bode, Meike Piepenbring, Distinguishing commercially grown Ganoderma lucidum from Ganoderma lingzhi from Europe and East Asia on the basis of morphology, molecular phylogeny, and triterpenic acid profiles, Phytochemistry, Volume 127, 2016, Pages 29-37, ISSN 0031-9422, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phytochem.2016.03.012. Abstract In China and other countries of East… Continue reading Distinguishing commercially grown Ganoderma lucidum from Ganoderma lingzhi from Europe and East Asia on the basis of morphology, molecular phylogeny, and triterpenic acid profiles

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Radioprotective Effect of Ganoderma lucidum (Leyss, ex. Fr.) Karst after X-ray Irradiation in Mice

Hsue-Yin Hsu – School of Technology for Medical Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical College, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Shi-Long Lian – Department of Radiotherapy, Kaohsiung Medical College, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Chun-Ching Lin – School of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical College, Kaohsiung, Taiwan click here for more infohttp://www.worldscinet.com/ajcm/18/1801n02/S0192415X90000095.html

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