Suscripción a Biblioteca: Guest
Portal Digitalde Biblioteca Digital eLibros Revistas Referencias y Libros de Ponencias Colecciones
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
Factor de Impacto: 1.423 Factor de Impacto de 5 años: 1.525 SJR: 0.431 SNIP: 0.661 CiteScore™: 1.38

ISSN Imprimir: 1521-9437
ISSN En Línea: 1940-4344

Volumes:
Volumen 21, 2019 Volumen 20, 2018 Volumen 19, 2017 Volumen 18, 2016 Volumen 17, 2015 Volumen 16, 2014 Volumen 15, 2013 Volumen 14, 2012 Volumen 13, 2011 Volumen 12, 2010 Volumen 11, 2009 Volumen 10, 2008 Volumen 9, 2007 Volumen 8, 2006 Volumen 7, 2005 Volumen 6, 2004 Volumen 5, 2003 Volumen 4, 2002 Volumen 3, 2001 Volumen 2, 2000 Volumen 1, 1999

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.v18.i1.10
pages 1-7

Effect of the Medicinal Mushroom, Grifola gargal (Agaricomycetes), on Bone Turnover Markers and Serum Lipids in Middle-Aged and Elderly Japanese Women

Etsuko Harada
Department of Immunology, Mie University School of Medicine
Toshihiro Morizono
Iwade Research Institute of Mycology Co. Ltd., Mie, Japan
Toshimitsu Sumiya
Iwade Research Institute of Mycology Co. Ltd., Mie, Japan
Hirokazu Kawagishi
Research Institute of Green Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka, Japan; Graduate School of Agriculture, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka, Japan; and Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Japan

SINOPSIS

A clinical study was performed to examine the effect of the edible mushroom, Grifola gargal, on bone turnover markers and serum lipids in middle-aged and elderly Japanese women. Postmenopausal women aged 51−73 years (mean age, 61 years) received daily oral administration of 5 g G. gargal fruiting bodies (hot air-dried and powdered; G. gargal powder [GGP]). Serum levels of bone alkaline phosphatase (BAP) and lipids and urinary deoxypyridinoline (DPD) levels were measured before and 2 weeks after the start of GGP treatment. As a result, urinary DPD bone resorption marker levels in women treated with GGP decreased significantly. Serum levels of the BAP bone formation marker also tended to increase, but the difference was not significant. By contrast, the atherogenic index decreased and the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) ratio increased significantly. However, there were no statistically significant differences in serum lipids of total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. In addition, this study demonstrated for the first time that G. gargal is safe for human consumption.


Articles with similar content:

Hepato- and Nephroprotective Activities of a Nigerian Local King Tuber Oyster Mushroom, Pleurotus tuberregium (Higher Basidiomycetes), in Chemically Induced Organ Toxicities in Rats
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.16, 2014, issue 4
Stella A. Ihim, Kolawole A. Laiyemo, Chukwuemeka Sylvester Nworu, Peter A. Akah, Loveth E. Ugwu
Hypolipidemic and Antiatherogenesis Effect of Culinary-Medicinal Pink Oyster Mushroom, Pleurotus salmoneostramineus L. Vass. (Higher Basidiomycetes), in Hypercholesterolemic Rats
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.14, 2012, issue 1
Ki Nam Yoon, Nuhu Alam, Tae Soo Lee, Mi Ja Shim
Protective Effects of Extract from Sclerotium of the King Tuber Medicinal Mushroom, Pleurotus tuberregium (Higher Basidiomycetes) on Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Hepatotoxicity in Wistar Albino Rats
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.17, 2015, issue 12
Christopher C. Osubor, Chidube A. Alagbaoso, Omoanghe S. Isikhuemhen
Hepatoprotective Effects of Waxy Brown Rice Cultured with Agrocybe cylindracea (DC.) Gillet
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.7, 2005, issue 3
Kyung-A Lee, Jong-Suk Lee, Min-Wook Chung, Hyo-Cheol Ha, Jae-Don Yoon, Jae-Sung Lee
Antidiabetic Properties of the Tiger's Milk Medicinal Mushroom, Lignosus rhinocerotis (Agaricomycetes), in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.19, 2017, issue 7
Szu Ting Ng, Cheng Fhai Chow, Chon Seng Tan, Kar Lin Nyam