White button and shiitake mushrooms reduce the incidence and severity of collagen-induced arthritis in dilute brown non-agouti mice.

  title={White button and shiitake mushrooms reduce the incidence and severity of collagen-induced arthritis in dilute brown non-agouti mice.},
  author={Lawrance C. Chandra and H Alexander and Djibril Traor{\'e} and Edralin A. Lucas and Stephen L Clarke and Brenda J. Smith and Stan A. Lightfoot and Solo R. Kuvibidila},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={141 1},
Exotic mushrooms have been used in ancient Chinese medicine due to their immunomodulatory properties for the treatment and/or prevention of chronic diseases. However, only limited data exist on the health benefits of white button mushrooms (WBM), the most common in the American diet. In the current study, we investigated the effects of WBM and shiitake mushrooms (SM) on collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) using a 2 x 3 factorial design in 8-wk-old female dilute brown non-agouti mice that were fed… Expand
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