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Effect of Anti-cancerous Compounds on Cancer Cells Extracted From Edible Mushrooms: A Review

Version 1 : Received: 18 September 2021 / Approved: 20 September 2021 / Online: 20 September 2021 (15:33:47 CEST)

How to cite: Vignesh, K.; Ghosh, M. Effect of Anti-cancerous Compounds on Cancer Cells Extracted From Edible Mushrooms: A Review. Preprints 2021, 2021090341 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202109.0341.v1). Vignesh, K.; Ghosh, M. Effect of Anti-cancerous Compounds on Cancer Cells Extracted From Edible Mushrooms: A Review. Preprints 2021, 2021090341 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202109.0341.v1).

Abstract

Mushrooms have been an invaluable ingredient in terms of food and medicine to humanity since time immemorial. Mushrooms have been shown to be possessing properties such as anti-tumor, antiproliferative, antioxidant, immunomodulatory, anti-diabetic. Traditional Czech republic medicine involved using Piptoporus betulinus in curing colorectal cancer; similarly, fruiting bodies of Inonotus obliquus were employed in Folk medicine in eastern Europe since the 16th century. The oriental practice of utilizing mushrooms has witnessed an overwhelming attentiveness from the global research fraternity in exploring its wonder substances. Cancer is one of the key problems faced by researchers in finding an efficient medicine without inducing severe health complications. Mushrooms contain a plethora of bioactive compounds involved in tumor inhibition, such as hispolon, lentinan, gannoderic acid, illudin-s, and many more. The current article briefly describes various edible mushrooms with anti-tumorigenic compounds and their effect on the cancer cells of various means.

Keywords

Edible Mushrooms; anti-cancerous; bioactive compounds; therapeutic; β-glucan

Subject

LIFE SCIENCES, Other

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