Доступ предоставлен для: Guest
Портал Begell Электронная Бибилиотека e-Книги Журналы Справочники и Сборники статей Коллекции
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
Импакт фактор: 1.423 5-летний Импакт фактор: 1.525 SJR: 0.431 SNIP: 0.661 CiteScore™: 1.38

ISSN Печать: 1521-9437
ISSN Онлайн: 1940-4344

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

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushr.v13.i2.10
pages 101-107

Characterization of Blood (β-1,3-glucan and Anti-(β-glucan Antibody in Hemodialysis Patients Using Culinary-Medicinal Royal Sun Agaricus, Agaricus brasiliensis S. Wasser et al. (Agaricomycetideae)

Ken-Ichi Ishibashi
Laboratory for Immunopharmacology of Microbial Products, School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
Masaharu Yoshida
Renal Unit of the Department of Internal Medicine, Hachiouji Medical Center of Tokyo Medical University, Hachioji, Tokyo
Iwao Nakabayashi
Renal Unit of the Department of Internal Medicine, Hachiouji Medical Center of Tokyo Medical University, Hachioji, Tokyo
Noriko Yoshikawa
Renal Unit of the Department of Internal Medicine, Hachiouji Medical Center of Tokyo Medical University, Hachioji, Tokyo
Noriko N. Miura
Laboratory for Immunopharmacology of Microbial Products, School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, Tokyo, Japan
Yoshiyuki Adachi
Laboratory for Immunopharmacology of Microbial Products, School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
Naohito Ohno
Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences School of Pharmacy, Lab Immunopharmacological and Microbiological Production, 1432-1 Horinouchi, Hachioji Tokyo, 192-0392, Japan

Краткое описание

β-glucan is a major component of fungal cell walls and shows various immunopharmacological activities including antitumor activity. Previously, we detected anti-β-glucan antibody in human sera. Anti-β-glucan antibody participates in the immune response to fungal cell wall β-glucan. Patients on dialysis are at high risk of infection including fungal infections. We examined the plasma β-glucan level and the titer of anti-β-glucan antibody in dialysis patients. We measured plasma β-1,3-glucan concentrations with the limulus G test and anti-β-glucan antibody titers by ELISA with Candida β-glucan-coated plates. We also examined the influence of the period of dialysis and the kind of dialysis membrane. The patients were positive for β-1,3-glucan in their plasma. The anti-β-glucan antibody titer was lower in the dialysis patients than in healthy volunteers. Long-term dialysis patients showed lower anti-β-glucan antibody titers than short-term dialysis patients. No significant difference was found between the kinds of dialysis membrane. The titer of anti-β-glucan antibody as recognition molecule of β-glucan was low in dialysis patients compared with healthy volunteers. This is likely to be one factor explaining the sensitivity to infection of the dialysis patients. An appropriate application of culinary-medicinal mushroom such as Agaricus brasiliensis has potential for the prevention of fungal infection in dialysis patients.


Articles with similar content:

Anti β-Glucan Antibody in Cancer Patients (Preliminary Report)
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.6, 2004, issue 1
Yoshiyuki Adachi, Osamu Mizukami, Noriko N. Miura, Naohito Ohno, Ken-Ichi Ishibashi, Masuro Motoi
Anti-β-Glucan Antibody in Bovine Sera
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.7, 2005, issue 4
Yoshiyuki Adachi, Noriko N. Miura, Tsunenori Iriki, Yu-ichiro Kurone, Naohito Ohno, Ken-Ichi Ishibashi, Chikaku Dogasaki, Masuro Motoi
Effect of Oral Administration of Dried Royal Sun Agaricus, Agaricus brasiliensis S. Wasser et al. (Agaricomycetideae), Fruit Bodies on Anti-β-Glucan Antibody Titers in Humans
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.11, 2009, issue 2
Yoshiyuki Adachi, Noriko N. Miura, Ying Liu, Naohito Ohno, Ken-Ichi Ishibashi, Masuro Motoi
Lutein Inhibits Cell Growth and Activates Apoptosis via the PI3K/AKT/mTOR Signaling Pathway in A549 Human Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Cells
Journal of Environmental Pathology, Toxicology and Oncology, Vol.37, 2018, issue 4
Wen-long Zhang, Yuan-Song Bai, Zhang-zhen Shi, Dan Cong, Ya-nan Zhao
Analysis of the Titer and Reactivity of Antibody/ies Against Fungal Cell Wall β-Glucans in Human Sera
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.15, 2013, issue 2
Mayu Morita, Yoshiyuki Adachi, Noriko N. Miura, Ying Liu, Naohito Ohno, Ken-Ichi Ishibashi, Masuro Motoi