Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2005 / Article

Review | Open Access

Volume 2 |Article ID 906016 | 15 pages | https://doi.org/10.1093/ecam/neh107

The Pharmacological Potential of Mushrooms

Received26 Nov 2004
Accepted11 Jul 2005

Abstract

This review describes pharmacologically active compounds from mushrooms. Compounds and complex substances with antimicrobial, antiviral, antitumor, antiallergic, immunomodulating, anti-inflammatory, antiatherogenic, hypoglycemic, hepatoprotective and central activities are covered, focusing on the review of recent literature. The production of mushrooms or mushroom compounds is discussed briefly.

Copyright © 2005 Ulrike Lindequist et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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