Cordyceps sinensis


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Cordyceps sinensis

[¦kȯrd·ə‚seps sī′nen·sis]
(mycology)
A type of mushroom found on the cold mountain tops and snowy grass marshlands of China that infects insect larvae with spores that germinate before the cocoons are formed; it has been successfully used in clinical trials to treat liver diseases, high cholesterol, and loss of sexual drive. Also known as caterpillar fungus.
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NUC-7738 is a ProTide transformation of cordycepin, a nucleoside analog that was isolated from the fungus Cordyceps sinensis in 1950.
[Effect of Cordyceps sinensis powder on renal oxidative stress and mitochondria functions in 5/6 nephrectomized rats].
The issue surrounds the curiously formed, crinkly, half-worm-half-grass oddity known as Cordyceps sinensis. The most expensive among the traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) is all set to turn a trail blazer - one that history is likely to quote as the event that marked the beginning of provincial conflict in the country.
Maintaining quality and purity, MIGU Adaptogen Bio-tech Co., Ltd now introduces fungus extract powders of Ganoderma Lucidum Extract, Cordyceps Sinensis Extract and Agaricus Blazei Extract.
Li et al., "The inhibitory mechanism of Cordyceps sinensis on cigarette smoke extract-induced senescence in human bronchial epithelial cells," International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, vol.
In recent years, fermented Cordyceps sinensis, as a substitute for natural Cordyceps sinensis, has been attracting increasing attention from across the globe.
Ophiocordyceps sinensis (once called Cordyceps sinensis), a fungus-caterpillar complex formed after the fungus infects the larva of the moth that belongs to Hepialidae, is a well-known traditional Chinese medicine and has been used for centuries in China and Asian countries.
Background: As a traditional Chinese medicine, Cordyceps sinensis (CS) possesses a variety of immunoregulatory properties.
CS produced in Qinghai, China, was purchased from the local wholesale distributor (Qinghai Cordyceps sinensis Technology Development, China).
Research of sustainable utilization of Cordyceps sinensis resources in Naqu region of Xizang Zizhiqu.
A comparative study on the production of exopolysaccharides between two entomopathogenic fungi Cordyceps militaris and Cordyceps sinensis in submerged mycelial cultures.