"Lentinan" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Polysaccharide isolated from the edible mushroom LENTINULA EDODES. The exact composition is unknown.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Lentinan" by people in Profiles.
Lentinan with S-1 and paclitaxel for gastric cancer chemotherapy improve patient quality of life. Hepatogastroenterology. 2009 Mar-Apr; 56(90):547-50.
[A case of advanced gastric cancer with hepatic metastasis successfully treated by combined chemotherapy with UFT and lentinan]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2000 Feb; 27(2):281-4.
Effect of lentinan and mannan on phagocytosis of fluorescent latex microbeads by mouse peritoneal macrophages: a flow cytometric study. Int J Immunopharmacol. 1989; 11(6):615-21.
Sulfation of the immunomodulating polysaccharide lentinan: a novel strategy for antivirals to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Biochem Pharmacol. 1988 Aug 01; 37(15):2887-91.
Effect of lentinan on pinocytosis in mouse peritoneal macrophages and the murine macrophage cell line C4M phi in vitro. Int J Immunopharmacol. 1986; 8(8):919-24.
Effect of lentinan on the chemiluminescence produced by human neutrophils and the murine macrophage cell line C4M phi. Int J Immunopharmacol. 1985; 7(5):747-51.
Enhancing activity of various immunoaugmenting agents on the delayed-type hypersensitivity response in mice. Cancer Res. 1982 Sep; 42(9):3514-8.
Potentiation of schistosome granuloma formation. By lentinan--a T-cell adjuvant. Am J Pathol. 1979 Feb; 94(2):201-22.