Extracts from Lentinula edodes (Shiitake) Edible Mushrooms Enriched with Vitamin D Exert an Anti-Inflammatory Hepatoprotective Effect.

@article{Drori2016ExtractsFL,
  title={Extracts from Lentinula edodes (Shiitake) Edible Mushrooms Enriched with Vitamin D Exert an Anti-Inflammatory Hepatoprotective Effect.},
  author={Ariel Drori and Yehudit Shabat and Ami Ben Ya'acov and Ofer Danay and Dan Levanon and Lidya Zolotarov and Yaron Ilan},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={383-9}
}
Vitamin D has been known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Extracts derived from Lentinula edodes (Shiitake) edible mushroom exert an anti-inflammatory effect. These extracts contain high levels of ergosterol, which converts into ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) following exposure to ultraviolet light, followed by absorption and hydroxylation into the active form 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D]. To determine the anti-inflammatory effect of overexpression of vitamin D in edible mushrooms, L. edodes… CONTINUE READING
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