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The Anti-complementary Activity of Exo-polymers Produced from Submerged Mycelial Cultures of Higher Fungi with Particular Reference to Cordyceps militaris

@article{Song1998TheAA,
  title={The Anti-complementary Activity of Exo-polymers Produced from Submerged Mycelial Cultures of Higher Fungi with Particular Reference to Cordyceps militaris},
  author={Chi-Hyun Song and Young Jae Jeon and Byung-Keun Yang and Kyung Soo Ra and J. M. Sung},
  journal={Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={1998},
  volume={8},
  pages={536-539}
}
The anti-complementary activity (immunostimulating activity) was tested for the exo-polymers (extracellular polymer) produced from submerged mycelial cultures of 21 types of higher fungi. Anti-complementary activity of the exo-polymer from Cordyceps militaris showed the highest (69.0%) followed by Pleurotus ostreatus (63.7%) and Trametes suaveolens (61.4%). The mycelial growth rate and biomass doubling time of C. militaris in a 5 1 air-lift fermenter were 0.0255 h -1 and 27.2 h, respectively… 
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