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Shiitake extract

   
   
 
 
Shiitake mushroom extract
     
The name of mushroom  

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... Lentinula Edodes

... Shiitake

...
Xiang Gu

... Shiitake
     
     
  Information about Shiitake mushrooms
     

 
Mushroom beta-D-glucan diagram   Specifications & analysis
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Specification  
   
Definition : One gram of mushroom extract contains minimum 200mg of bioactive polysaccharides dissolved in water at room temperature
   
Source : Hot water extract from Shiitake fruitbody, precipitated with ethanol
Identification : Lentinula Edodes
Description : Brown powder with characteristic odour and taste
Extraction ratio : 6 : 1 *
Excipient : No
Particle size : 120 mesh
Shelf life : 4 years if properly stored **
   
Analysis  
   
Polysaccharides : Bioavailable 200mg/g Phenol-sulphuric acid & spectroscopy
Proteins : 37.5-50% Folin-lowry method
Moisture : 5% BP 2011
Ash : 6% BP 2011
Remainder : Free sugars, amino acids RP-HPLC
   
Purity  
   
Heavy metals : Pb less than 2.0 ppm ˆ VDLUFA VII 2.2.2.5; HR-ICPMS
  Cd less than 1.0 ppm ˆ VDLUFA VII 2.2.2.5; HR-ICPMS
  Hg less than 0.5 ppm ˆ §64 LFGB L00.00-19
     
Pesticides :
GC-MS multi-residue analysis of organochlorine pesticides †
§64 LFGB L00.00-34

GC-MS multi-residue analysis of phosphoric acid esters † §64 LFGB L00.00-34
  GC-MS multi-residue analysis of
other pesticides †
§64 LFGB L00.00-34
   
Radionuclides : CS-134 less than 2.0 Bq/kg ° Gamma-spectrometry
  CS-135 less than 2.0 Bq/kg ° Gamma-spectrometry
   
DNA identity : Lentinula Edodes DNA sequencing
   
Microbiology  
   
Tot. aerobic count : Less than 10,000 CFU/g §64 LFGB L06.00-18
E. Coli : None detectable LST-Bouillon/TBX
Salmonella : None detectable ISO 6579:2007-10
Yeast and mold : Less than 100 CFU/g ISO 21527, 2008-07
   
   
* All ratios are indicative only.
 
** If kept in its original, sealed package in a cool, dry and dark place away from heat, humidity and sunlight.
 
† ˆ ° Every Mycopharma® mushroom batch is independently tested and certified to provide absolute certainty. A detailed test results certificate is provided with every delivery specifying precise test results for heavy metals tests, checks against over 500 known pesticides, radioactive contaminants tests and DNA identity tests for precise mushroom species.
 
ˆ Complying to European Union (EU) 466/2001/EC standard.
 
† Complying to European Union (EU) 396/2005/EC and 91/414/EEC standards.
 
It is the client's responsibility to test goods immediately and fully upon receipt and before the use. Mycopharma® cannot and does not vouch for the accuracy of independent test results † ˆ ° provided by unaffiliated third-party service providers ("Service Providers") or other companies with a business relationship with Mycopharma® ("Business Partners"). By using the test results the client agrees that he dose so at his own risk. Mycopharma®, its Affiliates, Service Providers and Business Partner shall in no circumstances be liable for any and all liability, loss, injury, damages, costs and expenses (including legal fees and expenses) arising from such use.
   
   
1.KIDD, P.M. 2000. THE USE OF MUSHROOM GLUCANS AND PROTEOGLYCANS IN CANCER THERAPY. ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE REVIEW 5, 4-27.
 
 
 
 
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