publication . Article . 2016

Medicinal properties of fungi occurring on Betula sp. trees. A review

Joanna Smolibowska; Marcin Szymański; Arkadiusz Szymański;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2016 Journal: Herba Polonica, volume 62, issue 3, pages 63-76 (issn: 2449-8343, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
<jats:title>Summary</jats:title> <jats:p>The article presents the chemical costituents and pharmacological properties of polyporoid fungi found on birch, namely <jats:italic>Piptoporus betulinus, Inonotus obliquus, Lenzites betulina, Fomes fomentarius,</jats:italic> and <jats:italic>Trametes versicolor.</jats:italic> The <jats:italic>in vitro</jats:italic> and <jats:italic>in vivo</jats:italic> studies on the effect of different extracts from above-mentioned fungi on the human organism shown anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial and immunostimulant activity, conditioned by the presence of such compounds as polysaccharides, polyphenols or terpe...
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free text keywords: polypore fungi fruiting bodies, Piptoporus betulinus, Inonotus obliquus, Lenzites betulina, Fomes fomentarius, Trametes versicolor, lcsh:Plant culture, lcsh:SB1-1110, Pharmacology toxicology, Biology, Traditional medicine
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