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MAITAKE D-FRACTION : HEALING AND PREVENTIVE POTENTIAL FOR CANCER

@article{Nanba1997MAITAKED,
  title={MAITAKE D-FRACTION : HEALING AND PREVENTIVE POTENTIAL FOR CANCER},
  author={Hiroaki Nanba},
  journal={Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={12},
  pages={43-49}
}
  • H. Nanba
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine
I have been studying medicinal mushrooms for the last 15 years and have reported that of all mushrooms studied, Maitake Mushroom (Grifola frondosa) has the strongest activity in tumor growth inhibition both in administered orally and intraperi-toneally. In this report, Maitake extract D-fraction was investigated to determine its effectiveness not only on the inhibition against tumors already growing, but also on the inhibition of formation of the secondary focus due to metastasis of tumor cells… Expand
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