Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2005 / Article

Review | Open Access

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

Ulrike Lindequist, Timo H. J. Niedermeyer, Wolf-Dieter Jülich, "The Pharmacological Potential of Mushrooms", Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2, Article ID 906016, 15 pages, 2005. 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.


More related articles

1635 Views | 12183 Downloads | 565 Citations
 PDF Download Citation Citation
 Order printed copiesOrder

Related articles

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted research articles as well as case reports and case series related to COVID-19. Review articles are excluded from this waiver policy. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.