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Potential growth inhibitory effect of maitake D-fraction on canine cancer cells.

  title={Potential growth inhibitory effect of maitake D-fraction on canine cancer cells.},
  author={Sensuke Konno},
  journal={Veterinary therapeutics : research in applied veterinary medicine},
  volume={5 4},
  • S. Konno
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Veterinary therapeutics : research in applied veterinary medicine
The postulated anticancer effect of D-fraction, the bioactive extract of maitake mushroom, on three types (CF33, CF21, and CL-1) of canine cancer cells was evaluated. The effect of D-fraction on several human cancer cells was also investigated. The effect of other beta-glucan products was likewise examined. D-fraction was highly effective on the canine cancer cells, either potently inhibiting cell growth or directly killing cells. Similar effects were also demonstrated in certain human cancer… 

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