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Maitake Mushroom Extract (Code C91082)

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Preferred Name: Maitake Mushroom Extract

Definition: An extract of the edible mushroom Maitaki, Grifola frondosa, rich in glucan polysaccharides, with potential immunostimulating activity. Upon oral ingestion, Maitaki mushroom extract may promote dendritic cell (DC) maturation, increase interferon gamma (IFN-gamma) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) production, and may enhance natural killer (NK) cell activity, thereby amplifying both innate and T cell-mediated immune responses against cancer cells. In addition, this extract may stimulate the production of granulocyte colony stimulating factor (GCSF) and promote hematopoiesis, and may improve the neutrophil count.

Display Name: Maitake Mushroom Extract

Label: Maitake Mushroom Extract

NCI Thesaurus Code: C91082 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C3486792  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Maitake Mushroom Extract

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 670889
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 670889 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C3486792

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C91082
Contributing_Source CTRP
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C91082

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