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Farming technology, biochemistry characterization, and protective effects of culinary-medicinal mushrooms Agaricus brasiliensis S. Wasser et al. and Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Singer: Five years of research in Brazil
(International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 2005-07-04) [Artigo]
The biotechnology, biochemical characterization, and protective effects of the himematsutake and shiitake mushrooms were studied for the Thematic Project, from 1998 to 2003. A new species, Agaricus Brasiliens is Wasser et ...
Effects of crude extracts of Agaricus blazei on DNA damage and on rat liver carcinogenesis induced by diethylnitrosamine
(Genetics and Molecular Research, 2003-12-01) [Artigo]
The effects of crude extracts of the mushroom Agaricus blazei Murrill (Agaricaceae) on both DNA damage and placental form glutathione S-transferase (GST-P)-positive liver foci induced by diethylnitrosamine (DEN) were ...
DNA repair gene polymorphism is associated with the genetic basis of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease
(Cardiovascular Pathology, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
Background: Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease (CAD) is a multifactorial process that appears to be caused by the interaction of environmental risk factors with multiple predisposing genes. It is nowadays accepted ...
Genotoxic and antigenotoxic effects of organic extracts of mushroom Agaricus blazei Murrill on V79 cells
(Genetics and Molecular Biology, 2005-07-01) [Artigo]
Agaricus blazei Murrill, popularly known as the sun mushroom, is a native mushroom in SP, Brazil, that has been widely used in the treatment of cancer and many other pathologies in different parts of the world. A water-soluble ...
Lentinula edodes (Shiitake) modulates chemically induced mutagenesis by enhancing pitting
(Journal of Medicinal Food, 2013-08-01) [Artigo]
This study was undertaken to understand how Lentinula edodes modulates in vivo mutagenesis induced by alkylating agents in bone marrow and peripheral blood as described in our previous article. Male Swiss mice were pretreated ...
Study on the mutagenicity and antimutagenicity of a natural food colour (annatto) in mouse bone marrow cells
(Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2003-02-01) [Artigo]
Most manufactured foods contain chemicals added as a deliberate part of the manufacturing process. The aims of the present study were to evaluate the mutagenicity and antimutagenicity of annatto, a natural pigment extracted ...