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dc.contributor.authorElkhateeb, Waill Aen_UK
dc.contributor.authorDaba, Ghoson Men_UK
dc.contributor.authorThomas, Paul Wen_UK
dc.contributor.authorWen, Ting-Chien_UK
dc.description.abstractIn the ancient books of traditional medicines, medicinal mushrooms were occupying the headlines, and the main topics were confirming to their miraculous therapeutic powers. The presence of various phenolic compounds, polysaccharides, and terpenoids and other compounds, is the reason for their potent biological activities as anticancer, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiaging, hepatic protective, hypoglycemic, hypocholesterolemic, and much more biological activities are discovered every day. Many mushroom genera are famous for their promising therapeutic capabilities. One of the mushrooms genera attracting attention is Cordyceps which has long been used in Asian countries for maintaining long and healthy life. Numerous studies on different metabolic activities of Cordyceps have been performed both in vitro and in vivo. This review describes the importance of medicinal mushrooms with focus on Cordyceps as an example of globally commercialized mushrooms.en_UK
dc.publisherMedknow Publicationsen_UK
dc.relationElkhateeb WA, Daba GM, Thomas PW & Wen T (2019) Medicinal mushrooms as a new source of natural therapeutic bioactive compounds. Egyptian Pharmaceutical Journal, 18 (2), pp. 88-101.
dc.rightsThis is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License (, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.en_UK
dc.subjectmedicinal mushroomsen_UK
dc.subjectnatural producten_UK
dc.titleMedicinal mushrooms as a new source of natural therapeutic bioactive compoundsen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleEgyptian Pharmaceutical Journalen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationEgyptian National Research Centreen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationEgyptian National Research Centreen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationBiological and Environmental Sciencesen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationGuizhou Universityen_UK
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