Cyclooxygenase inhibitory and antioxidant compounds from the fruiting body of an edible mushroom, Agrocybe aegerita
Health-beneficial qualities of the edible mushroom Agrocybe aegerita
Nasr Esfahani  did a research on disinfection of contaminated soil and combating harmful plant nematodes and weeds by soil solarization for cucumber lands in Isfahan, Iran and it was proved by the results that drechsleri disease was controlled up to 90% and the population of agrocybe aegerita
, phitophetra and phiuzarium fungi decreased considerably.
Ever since this fruitful venture, HFF has been growing mushrooms using the Japanese technology of bottle cultivation, employs 20 staff members and grows Pleurotus eryngii(""Alli [TM]" or "King Oyster" or "Eryngii"), Pleurotus ostreatus ("Gray Oyster"), Hypsizygus marmoreus ("Brown Shimeji", "Kea Shimeji[TM]" or "White Shimeji"), Auricularia cornea ("Pepeiao" or "Wood Ear") and Agrocybe aegerita ("Pioppini" or "Black Poplar").
Table 1: Period of incubation Mushroom Days of incubation Pleurotus eryungii 45-60 Pleurotus ostreatus 21-25 Hypsizygus marmoreus 75-90 Anricularia cornea 35-50 Agrocybe aegerita 45-60 Table 2: Environment in the harvesting room and days for harvesting.
The haloperoxidase of the agaric fungus Agrocybe aegerita
hydroxylates toluene and naphthalene.
lepida lectin V W * Y * I V * A I * K T D * V * P * R T T Agaricus bisporus lectin E Y Y * G V * P I * R D Q A R E N Q (95-109) Agrocybe aegerita lectin P W * L V E Q R V S D * V * A N Q F (78-92) Flammulina velutipes A Y L V K K I * D F D * Y T P * N W G R G T lectin (9-27) Grifola frondosa lectin N W * P A E M M I D * L K H P I V E M R (29-46) Pholiota aurivella Y S V T T P N S V K G G T N Q G lectin (1-15) Identical amino acid residues are highlighted in boldface and underscored are indicated with *.
lepida 32 2 Inu, Oni-D-Gal[beta]-Pyr Agaricus bisporus 64 4 Gal[beta]1-3, GalNAc Agrocybe aegerita 31.
A lectin with mycelia differentiation and antiphytovirus activities from the edible mushroom Agrocybe aegerita.
An antitumour lectin from the edible mushroom Agrocybe aegerita
In the search for bioactive natural products from edible mushrooms, we have investigated the fruiting body of Agrocybe aegerita.
Key words: Agrocybe aegerita, linoleic acid, oleic acid, stearic acid, palmitic acid, ergosterol, 5,8-epidioxy-ergosta-6,22-dien-3[beta]-ol, mannitol and trehalose