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Maitake Extracts and Their Therapeutic Potential - A Review

@inproceedings{Mayell2001MaitakeEA,
  title={Maitake Extracts and Their Therapeutic Potential - A Review},
  author={M. Mayell},
  year={2001}
}
Maitake (Grifola frondosa) is the Japanese name for an edible fungus with a large fruiting body characterized by overlapping caps. It is a premier culinary as well as medicinal mushroom. Maitake is increasingly being recognized as a potent source of polysaccharide compounds with dramatic health-promoting potential. The most recent development is the MD-fraction, a proprietary maitake extract its Japanese inventors consider to be a notable advance upon the preceding D-fraction. The D-fraction… Expand
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