The Immunobiology of Mushrooms

  title={The Immunobiology of Mushrooms},
  author={A. Borchers and Anita Krishnamurthy and C. Keen and F. Meyers and M. E. Gershwin},
  journal={Experimental Biology and Medicine},
  pages={259 - 276}
  • A. Borchers, Anita Krishnamurthy, +2 authors M. E. Gershwin
  • Published 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Experimental Biology and Medicine
  • There has been enormous interest in the biologic activity of mushrooms and innumerable claims have been made that mushrooms have beneficial effects on immune function with subsequent implications for inhibition of tumor growth. The majority of these observations are anecdotal and often lack standardization. However, there remains considerable data on both in vitro and in vivo effects that reflect on the potential of mushroom compounds to influence human immunity. A number of these effects are… CONTINUE READING
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