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Inhibition of Mouse Sarcoma 180 by Polysaccharides from Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing.


POLYSACCHARIDE preparations from bamboo leaves1, bagasse2,3 and wheat straw4 inhibit the growth of sarcoma 180 implanted subcutaneously in mice. It was proposed that this activity was host mediated, not cytocidal.

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CHIHARA, G., MAEDA, Y., HAMURO, J. et al. Inhibition of Mouse Sarcoma 180 by Polysaccharides from Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Sing.. Nature 222, 687–688 (1969).

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