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Polysaccharides in fungi. XIII. Antitumor activity of various polysaccharides isolated from Dictyophora indusiata, Ganoderma japonicum, Cordyceps cicadae, Auricularia auricula-judae, and Auricularia
A mannan and water-soluble glucans from Dictyophora indusiata, a water-insoluble glucan from Ganoderma japonicum, a galactomannan from Cordyceps cicadae, and acidic heteroglycans from AuriculariaExpand
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Polysaccharides in fungi. XXXV. Anti diabetic activity of an acidic polysaccharide from the fruiting bodies of Tremella aurantia.
An acidic polysaccharide (TAP) was isolated from a hot-water extract of the fruiting bodies of Tremella aurantia. It showed remarkable hypoglycemic activity in normal mice and two diabetic mouseExpand
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Polysaccharides in fungi. XIV. Anti-inflammatory effect of the polysaccharides from the fruit bodies of several fungi.
Anti-inflammatory assays on the carrageenin-induced edema and scald-induced hyperalgesia in the hindpaw of rats were studied on polysaccharides obtained from the fruit bodies of various fungiExpand
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Polysaccharides in fungi. XXXII. Hypoglycemic activity and chemical properties of a polysaccharide from the cultural mycelium of Cordyceps sinensis.
Crude polysaccharides were obtained from a hot-water extract and alkaline extracts of the cultural mycelium of Cordyceps sinensis. They showed significant activity in normal mice andExpand
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Effect of a Polysaccharide (TAP) from the Fruiting Bodies of Tremella aurantia on Glucose Metabolism in Mouse Liver
An acidic polysaccharide (TAP) obtained from the fruiting bodies of Tremella aurantia significantly increased the activities of glucokinase, hexokinase, and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, andExpand
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[Polysaccharides in fungi. XXV. Biological activities of two galactomannans from the insect-body portion of Chán hua (fungus: Cordyceps cicadae)].
Biological activities of two galactomannans (CI-P and CI-A) isolated from the insectbody portion of Chán hua (fungus: Cordyceps cicadae) were studied. CI-P having low affinity for concanavalin A (ConExpand
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Polysaccharides in Fungi. VII. Acidic Heteroglycans from the Fruit Bodies of Auricularia auricula-judae QUEL
Two kinds of acidic polysaccharides, MEA ([α]23D+31°) and MHA ([α]23D+33°), have been isolated from the hot aqueous 70% ethanol and hot water extracts of the fruit bodies of AuriculariaExpand
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Polysaccharides in fungi. XXXVI. Hypoglycemic activity of a polysaccharide (CS-F30) from the cultural mycelium of Cordyceps sinensis and its effect on glucose metabolism in mouse liver.
A polysaccharide (CS-F30) obtained from the cultural mycelium of Cordyceps sinensis showed potent hypoglycemic activity in genetic diabetic mice after intraperitoneal administration, and the plasmaExpand
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(1----3)-alpha-D-glucan from an alkaline extract of Agrocybe cylindracea, and antitumor activity of its O-(carboxymethyl)ated derivatives.
The structure of an alkali-soluble D-glucan (AG-AL) from the fruit body of Agrocybe cylindracea was investigated by a combination of chemical and spectroscopic methods indicating that it was a linearExpand
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