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Screening for In Vitro and In Vivo Antitumor Activities of the Mushroom Agaricus Blazei
(Nutrition and Cancer-an International Journal, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
We have investigated the in vitro antitumor activity of the mushroom Agaricus blazei Murill on human cancer cell lines as well as its potential anticancer activity in a model of rat colon carcinogenesis. The in vitro ...
Polysaccharide fraction of Agaricus brasiliensis avoids tumor-induced IL-10 production and changes the microenvironment of subcutaneous Ehrlich adenocarcinoma
(Cellular Immunology, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Subcutaneous Ehrlich tumor-bearing mice were treated with in situ inoculation of a P-glucan-rich extract of Agaricus brasiliensis (ATF), which reduced tumor growth. Histopathological analysis showed that the tumor masses ...
Lack of Chemopreventive Activity of Agaricus blazei Mushroom on the Development of 1,2-Dimethylhydrazine-Induced Colonic Aberrant Crypt Foci in Rats
(Nutrition and Cancer-an International Journal, 2008-01-01) [Artigo]
Chemopreventive and immunomodulatory potential of methanolic (MET) and dichloromethanic (DCl) extracts of Agaricus blazei mushroom were investigated in the postinitiation stage of colon carcinogenesis in male Wistar rats. ...
Protective effects of beta-glucan extracted from barley against benzo[a]pyrene-induced DNA damage in hepatic cell HepG2
(Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
The aim of the present study was to assess the genotoxic and antigenotoxic effect of beta-glucan (BG) extracted from barley. The genotoxicity of BG was tested in the single-cell gel electrophoresis assays (SCGE)/HepG2 test ...
S-100 dendritic cells in normal and Dermatobia hominis infested cattle skin
(Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2000-01-01) [Artigo]
Foram investigadas as células dendríticas (CD) na pele normal de cinco bezerros das raças Nelore, cinco da raça Holandesa Preta e Branca e cinco animais mestiços por meio da imunomarcação pela proteína S-100. Os animais ...
In vivo genotoxicity evaluation of a treated urban sewage sludge sample
(Mutation Research: Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 2009-05-31) [Artigo]
Tons of sludge is produced daily in sewage treatment plants of large cities, causing an enormous disposal problem. Because recycling has been proposed to mitigate the Situation, the potential adverse health effects of the ...
beta-Glucan extracted from the medicinal mushroom Agaricus blazei prevents the genotoxic effects of benzo[a]pyrene in the human hepatoma cell line HepG2
(Archives of Toxicology, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
The mushroom Agaricus blazei is studied for its nutraceutical potential and as a medicinal supplement. The aim of the present study was to investigate the chemoprotective effect of beta-glucan extracted from the mushroom ...
Evaluation of the antigenotoxicity of polysaccharides and beta-glucans from Agaricus blazei, a model study with the single cell gel electrophoresis/Hep G2 assay
(Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2009-11-01) [Artigo]
The mushroom Agaricus blazei (Agaricus brasiliensis) has been drawing attention because of its medicinal properties. Among its isolated compounds, special consideration is given to beta-glucans, which are cell wall ...
Lack of chemoprevention of dietary Agaricus blazei against rat colonic aberrant crypt foci
(Human & Experimental Toxicology, 2008-06-01) [Artigo]
The mushroom Agaricus blazei (Ab) has been widely used in folk medicine to treat various diseases including cancer. No information is available on its possible protective effects on the development of colon cancer. The ...
Effects of diuron on toxicological and hematological parameters and lymphohematopoietic organs in a rat chemical hepatocarcinogenesis model
(Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences, 2005) [Artigo]