Mushroom extracts and compounds with suppressive action on breast cancer: evidence from studies using cultured cancer cells, tumor-bearing animals, and clinical trials

Jack Ho Wong , Tzi Bun Ng , Helen Hei Ling Chan , Qin Liu , Gene Chi Wai Man , Chris Zhiyi Zhang , Suzhen Guan , Charlene Cheuk Wing Ng , Evandro Fei Fang , Hexiang Wang , Fang Liu , Xiuyun Ye , Krzysztof Rolka , Ryno Naude , Shuang Zhao , Ou Sha , Chunman Li , Lixin Xia


This article reviews mushrooms with anti-breast cancer activity. The mushrooms covered which are better known include the following: button mushroom Agaricus bisporus, Brazilian mushroom Agaricus blazei, Amauroderma rugosum, stout camphor fungus Antrodia camphorata, Jew’s ear (black) fungus or black wood ear fungus Auricularia auricula–judae, reishi mushroom or Lingzhi Ganoderma lucidum, Ganoderma sinense, maitake mushroom or sheep’s head mushroom Grifola frondosa, lion’s mane mushroom or monkey head mushroom Hericium erinaceum, brown beech mushroom Hypsizigus marmoreus, sulfur polypore mushroom Laetiporus sulphureus, Lentinula edodes (shiitake mushroom), Phellinus linteus (Japanese “meshimakobu,” Chinese “song gen,” Korean “sanghwang,” American “black hoof mushroom”), abalone mushroom Pleurotus abalonus, king oyster mushroom Pleurotus eryngii, oyster mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus, tuckahoe or Fu Ling Poria cocos, and split gill mushroom Schizophyllum commune. Antineoplastic effectiveness in human clinical trials and mechanism of anticancer action have been reported for Antrodia camphorata, Cordyceps sinensis, Coriolus versicolor, Ganoderma lucidum, Grifola frondosa, and Lentinula edodes.
Publication typeIn press (online first, early view)
Author Jack Ho Wong
Jack Ho Wong,,
, Tzi Bun Ng
Tzi Bun Ng,,
, Helen Hei Ling Chan
Helen Hei Ling Chan,,
, Qin Liu
Qin Liu,,
, Gene Chi Wai Man
Gene Chi Wai Man,,
, Chris Zhiyi Zhang
Chris Zhiyi Zhang,,
, Suzhen Guan
Suzhen Guan,,
, Charlene Cheuk Wing Ng
Charlene Cheuk Wing Ng,,
, Evandro Fei Fang
Evandro Fei Fang,,
, Hexiang Wang
Hexiang Wang,,
et al.`
Journal seriesApplied Microbiology and Biotechnology, ISSN 0175-7598, e-ISSN 1432-0614, (N/A 100 pkt)
Issue year2020
Noonline first
Publication size in sheets1.4
Keywords in Polishgrzyby, rak piersi, apoptoza, kesnograft, badania kliniczne
Keywords in EnglishMushrooms, breast cancer, apoptosis, xenograft, clinical trials
ASJC Classification2700 General Medicine; 1305 Biotechnology; 2402 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Abstract in PolishW artykule przedstawiono dane literatury na temat związków chemicznych wydzielonych z grzybów oraz ekstraktów o aktywnościach przeciwnowotworowych, ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem raka piersi.
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ScoreMinisterial score = 100.0, 29-05-2020, ArticleFromJournal
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