Learning & education: Cordycepin

Cordycepin: A Promising Ally Against Metabolic Disorders
Mar 07, 2024
Cordycepin exhibits potent therapeutic activity against cancer, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes, and is also a strong immunomodulator. It also shows potential as a therapeutic agent for metabolic disorders such as diabetes or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
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Jan 11, 2024
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a photograph of numerous cordyceps mushrooms
Dec 21, 2023
In this article, we're going to dive deep into the world of cordycepin. We'll explore the cutting-edge research that's uncovering how this ancient remedy is proving to be a modern-day marvel in cancer treatment, wound healing, and boosting our immune system.
Cordyceps and Cordycepin: The Zombie Fungus with Massive Therapeutic Potential
Aug 24, 2023
Cordyceps is a genus of fungus that includes more than 500 described species. The name Cordyceps originates from the combination of two words: Kordyle, meaning “club” in Greek; and the stem ceps, meaning “head” in Latin. These fungi have a worldwide distribution and are prevalent in humid temperate and tropical forests, acting as endoparasites that infect insects, other arthropods, and even other fungi [1].
person holding mushrooms
Jul 06, 2023
Mushrooms have been consumed as part of the human diet as a food source for many centuries [1], yet “mushroom nutraceuticals” are only a recent development [2]. These products use mushroom-derived agents to promote health and wellness. Of these, the most extensively studied pharmacologically active components are polysaccharides and polysaccharide-protein complexes, triterpenes, lectins, and fungal immunomodulatory proteins [3].

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