pleurotus

Summary

Summary: A genus of basidiomycetous fungi, family POLYPORACEAE, order POLYPORALES, that grows on logs or tree stumps in shelflike layers. The species P. ostreatus, the oyster mushroom, is a choice edible species and is the most frequently encountered member of the genus in eastern North America. (Alexopoulos et al., Introductory Mycology, 4th ed, p531)

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  1. Byss M, Elhottová D, Triska J, Baldrian P. Fungal bioremediation of the creosote-contaminated soil: influence of Pleurotus ostreatus and Irpex lacteus on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons removal and soil microbial community composition in the laboratory-scale study. Chemosphere. 2008;73:1518-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Fungi Pleurotus ostreatus and Irpex lacteus were supplemented with creosote-contaminated (50-200 mg kg(-1) PAH) soil originating ..
  2. Tinoco R, Acevedo A, Galindo E, Serrano Carreón L. Increasing Pleurotus ostreatus laccase production by culture medium optimization and copper/lignin synergistic induction. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;38:531-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this work was to increase laccase production by Pleurotus ostreatus CP-50 through culture medium optimization and the simultaneous use of copper and lignin as inducers...
  3. Bera A, Rana T, Das S, Bhattacharya D, Pan D, Bandyopadhyay S, et al. Mitigation of arsenic-mediated renal oxidative stress in rat by Pleurotus florida lectin. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2011;30:940-51 pubmed publisher
    Oyster mushroom, Pleurotus florida is regarded as one of the popular food with biopharmaceutical properties...
  4. Goudopoulou A, Krimitzas A, Typas M. Differential gene expression of ligninolytic enzymes in Pleurotus ostreatus grown on olive oil mill wastewater. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;88:541-51 pubmed publisher
    The expression of laccase and manganese peroxidase genes of a selected strain of Pleurotus ostreatus were studied in olive oil mill wastewater (OMW)...
  5. Huang B, Lin W, Cheung P, Wu J. Differential proteomic analysis of temperature-induced autolysis in mycelium of Pleurotus tuber-regium. Curr Microbiol. 2011;62:1160-7 pubmed publisher
    ..However, there is hitherto no report on the autolysis of Pleurotus tuber-regium...
  6. Kuforiji O, Fasidi I. Influence of light and spawn quantity on the growth of Nigerian mushroom Pleurotus tuber-regium. J Environ Biol. 2009;30:605-8 pubmed
    The effects of light and quantity of spawn on the sporophore and sclerotial yields of Pleurotus tuber-regium, cultivated on cotton wastes, rice straw, cocoyam peel, comcob, groundnut shell and sawdusts of Mansonia altissima, Khaya ..
  7. Choi U, Lee O, Kim Y. Effect of calcinated oyster shell powder on growth, yield, spawn run, and primordial formation of king oyster mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii). Molecules. 2011;16:2313-22 pubmed publisher
    This study was conducted to evaluate the calcium (Ca) absorption efficacy of king oyster mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii) grown on sawdust medium supplemented with Ca-sources, including oyster shell powder, and to determine the efficacy of ..
  8. Phan C, Lee G, Macreadie I, Malek S, Pamela D, Sabaratnam V. Lipid constituents of the edible mushroom, Pleurotus giganteus demonstrate anti-Candida activity. Nat Prod Commun. 2013;8:1763-5 pubmed
    Different solvent extracts of Pleurotus giganteus fruiting bodies were tested for antifungal activities against Candida species responsible for human infections...
  9. Majtan J. Pleuran (?-glucan from Pleurotus ostreatus ): an effective nutritional supplement against upper respiratory tract infections?. Med Sport Sci. 2012;59:57-61 pubmed publisher
    ..It has been found that pleuran, a unique insoluble ?-glucan isolated from mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus, significantly reduced the incidence of URTI symptoms in athletes...

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  1. Bhat H, Kishimoto T, Abe M, Makino A, Inaba T, Murate M, et al. Binding of a pleurotolysin ortholog from Pleurotus eryngii to sphingomyelin and cholesterol-rich membrane domains. J Lipid Res. 2013;54:2933-43 pubmed publisher
    ..In our screening for proteins specifically binding to SM/Chol liposomes, we identified a novel ortholog of Pleurotus ostreatus, pleurotolysin (Ply)A, from the extract of edible mushroom Pleurotus eryngii, named PlyA2...
  2. Maji P, Sen I, Devi K, Maiti T, Sikdar S, Islam S. Structural elucidation of a biologically active heteroglycan isolated from a hybrid mushroom of Pleurotus florida and Lentinula edodes. Carbohydr Res. 2013;368:22-8 pubmed publisher
    ..soluble heteroglycan isolated from hot aqueous extract of fruit bodies of an edible hybrid mushroom Pfle1r of Pleurotus florida and Lentinula edodes consists of d-glucose, d-mannose, and d-galactose residues in a molar ratio of ..
  3. Yan K, Wang H, Zhang X, Yu H. Bioprocess of triphenylmethane dyes decolorization by Pleurotus ostreatus BP under solid-state cultivation. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2009;19:1421-30 pubmed
    ..It is worth noting that the presence of the water-soluble phenolic compounds could stimulate the growth of fungus, enhance the production of laccase, and accelerate dye decolorization. ..
  4. Casieri L, Varese G, Anastasi A, Prigione V, Svobodová K, Filippelo Marchisio V, et al. Decolorization and detoxication of reactive industrial dyes by immobilized fungi Trametes pubescens and Pleurotus ostreatus. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2008;53:44-52 pubmed publisher
    Trametes pubescens and Pleurotus ostreatus, immobilized on polyurethane foam cubes in bioreactors, were used to decolorize three industrial and model dyes at concentrations of 200, 1000 and 2000 ppm...
  5. Zhang M, Zhu L, Cui S, Wang Q, Zhou T, Shen H. Fractionation, partial characterization and bioactivity of water-soluble polysaccharides and polysaccharide-protein complexes from Pleurotus geesteranus. Int J Biol Macromol. 2011;48:5-12 pubmed publisher
    ..After a hot-water treatment, the crude Pleurotus geesteranus (PG) was further fractionated into four fractions (PG-1, -2, -3, -4) using gradient precipitation ..
  6. Rodriguez Estrada A, Jimenez Gasco M, Royse D. Improvement of yield of Pleurotus eryngii var. eryngii by substrate supplementation and use of a casing overlay. Bioresour Technol. 2009;100:5270-6 pubmed publisher
    Improved yield and biological efficiency (BE) of Pleurotus eryngii var. eryngii were achieved by supplementation of substrate with a commercial delayed-release nutrient and use of a casing overlay...
  7. Pawlik A, Janusz G, Koszerny J, Małek W, Rogalski J. Genetic diversity of the edible mushroom Pleurotus sp. by amplified fragment length polymorphism. Curr Microbiol. 2012;65:438-45 pubmed publisher
    b>Pleurotus strains are the most important fungi used in the agricultural industry...
  8. Pérez G, Pangilinan J, Pisabarro A, Ramirez L. Telomere organization in the ligninolytic basidiomycete Pleurotus ostreatus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:1427-36 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied the telomeric and subtelomeric organization in the basidiomycete Pleurotus ostreatus using a combination of molecular and bioinformatics tools that permitted us to determine 19 out of the ..
  9. Snajdr J, Baldrian P. Temperature affects the production, activity and stability of ligninolytic enzymes in Pleurotus ostreatus and Trametes versicolor. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2007;52:498-502 pubmed
    Enzyme activity was determined in cultures of Pleurotus ostreatus and Trametes versicolor with cellulose as a sole C source and high C/N ratio...
  10. Dalonso N, Souza R, Silveira M, Ruzza A, Wagner T, Wisbeck E, et al. Characterization and antineoplasic effect of extracts obtained from Pleurotus sajor-caju fruiting bodies. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2010;160:2265-74 pubmed publisher
    Fungi of the Pleurotus genus present a great industrial interest due to their possibility of producing pharmacological compounds, pigments, aromas, organic acids, polysaccharides, enzymes, vitamins, amino acids, etc...
  11. Salame T, Yarden O, Hadar Y. Pleurotus ostreatus manganese-dependent peroxidase silencing impairs decolourization of Orange II. Microb Biotechnol. 2010;3:93-106 pubmed publisher
    Decolourization of azo dyes by Pleurotus ostreatus, a white-rot fungus capable of lignin depolymerization and mineralization, is related to the ligninolytic activity of enzymes produced by this fungus. The capacity of P...
  12. Eibes G, Lú Chau T, Ruiz Dueñas F, Feijoo G, Martinez M, Martinez A, et al. Effect of culture temperature on the heterologous expression of Pleurotus eryngii versatile peroxidase in Aspergillus hosts. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2009;32:129-34 pubmed publisher
    ..To further this purpose, the cDNA encoding a versatile peroxidase of Pleurotus eryngii was expressed under control of the alcohol dehydrogenase (alcA) promoter of Aspergillus nidulans...
  13. Sun Y, Liu J. Purification, structure and immunobiological activity of a water-soluble polysaccharide from the fruiting body of Pleurotus ostreatus. Bioresour Technol. 2009;100:983-6 pubmed publisher
    ..4x10(4)Da, was obtained from the fruiting body of Pleurotus ostreatus...
  14. Ojha A, Chandra K, Ghosh K, Islam S. Glucans from the alkaline extract of an edible mushroom, Pleurotus florida, cv Assam Florida: isolation, purification, and characterization. Carbohydr Res. 2010;345:2157-63 pubmed publisher
    ..PS-I, PS-II, and PS-III) were isolated from the alkaline extract of the fruiting bodies of an edible mushroom Pleurotus florida, cultivar Assam Florida...
  15. Tlecuitl Beristain S, Sanchez C, Loera O, Robson G, Díaz Godínez G. Laccases of Pleurotus ostreatus observed at different phases of its growth in submerged fermentation: production of a novel laccase isoform. Mycol Res. 2008;112:1080-4 pubmed publisher
    The production of laccases during the lag, exponential and stationary phases of growth of Pleurotus ostreatus in submerged fermentation was evaluated. Laccase activity was positively correlated to the growth of the fungus...
  16. Iandolo D, Piscitelli A, Sannia G, Faraco V. Enzyme production by solid substrate fermentation of Pleurotus ostreatus and Trametes versicolor on tomato pomace. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2011;163:40-51 pubmed publisher
    A process of solid state fermentation (SSF) on tomato pomace was developed with the white-rot fungi Pleurotus ostreatus and Trametes versicolor, using sorghum stalks as support...
  17. Wu X, Zheng S, Cui L, Wang H, Ng T. Isolation and characterization of a novel ribonuclease from the pink oyster mushroom Pleurotus djamor. J Gen Appl Microbiol. 2010;56:231-9 pubmed
    A 15-kDa RNase was purified from Pleurotus djamor using ion exchange chromatography and gel filtration...
  18. Linke D, Matthes R, Nimtz M, Zorn H, Bunzel M, Berger R. An esterase from the basidiomycete Pleurotus sapidus hydrolyzes feruloylated saccharides. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;97:7241-51 pubmed publisher
    Investigating the secretion of esterases by the basidiomycetous fungus Pleurotus sapidus in a Tween 80-rich nutrient medium, an enzyme was discovered that hydrolyzed the ester bond of feruloylated saccharides...
  19. Golan Rozen N, Chefetz B, Ben Ari J, Geva J, Hadar Y. Transformation of the recalcitrant pharmaceutical compound carbamazepine by Pleurotus ostreatus: role of cytochrome P450 monooxygenase and manganese peroxidase. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:6800-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we examined the mechanisms by which the white-rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus metabolizes CBZ in liquid culture using a physiological approach. P...
  20. Xu W, Huang J, Cheung P. Extract of Pleurotus pulmonarius suppresses liver cancer development and progression through inhibition of VEGF-induced PI3K/AKT signaling pathway. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e34406 pubmed publisher
    ..previous studies have demonstrated the anticancer effects of polysaccharide-protein complexes derived from the Pleurotus mushrooms...
  21. Krings U, Lehnert N, Fraatz M, Hardebusch B, Zorn H, Berger R. Autoxidation versus biotransformation of alpha-pinene to flavors with Pleurotus sapidus: regioselective hydroperoxidation of alpha-pinene and stereoselective dehydrogenation of verbenol. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:9944-50 pubmed publisher
    ..was studied using submerged cultured cells, lyophilisate, and microsomal fractions of the edible basidiomycete Pleurotus sapidus ...
  22. Selegean M, Putz M, Rugea T. Effect of the polysaccharide extract from the edible mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus against infectious bursal disease virus. Int J Mol Sci. 2009;10:3616-34 pubmed publisher
    The polysaccharide-containing extracellular fractions (EFs) of the edible mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus have immunomodulating effects...
  23. Zhang B, Cheung P. A mechanistic study of the enhancing effect of Tween 80 on the mycelial growth and exopolysaccharide production by Pleurotus tuber-regium. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:8323-6 pubmed publisher
    ..effect of Tween 80 on the mycelial growth and exopolysaccharide production by the submerged fermentation of Pleurotus tuber-regium were reported in the present study...
  24. Palacios I, García Lafuente A, Guillamón E, Villares A. Novel isolation of water-soluble polysaccharides from the fruiting bodies of Pleurotus ostreatus mushrooms. Carbohydr Res. 2012;358:72-7 pubmed publisher
    Novel water-soluble polysaccharides have been isolated from the fruiting bodies of the edible mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus...
  25. Yang Z, Xu J, Fu Q, Fu X, Shu T, Bi Y, et al. Antitumor activity of a polysaccharide from Pleurotus eryngii on mice bearing renal cancer. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;95:615-20 pubmed publisher
    ..5×10(4)Da, was isolated from the fruiting bodies of Pleurotus eryngii and subjected to composition analysis and evaluated for the antitumor and immunomodulatory activity...
  26. Smiderle F, Olsen L, Carbonero E, Baggio C, Freitas C, Marcon R, et al. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties in a rodent model of a (1-->3),(1-->6)-linked beta-glucan isolated from Pleurotus pulmonarius. Eur J Pharmacol. 2008;597:86-91 pubmed publisher
    A glucan was extracted with hot water from the basidiomycete Pleurotus pulmonarius and shown to have a (1-->3)-linked beta-D-glucopyranosyl main-chain substituted at O-6 of every third unit by single beta-D-glucopyranosyl non-reducing ..
  27. Miyazaki Y, Sunagawa M, Higashibata A, Ishioka N, Babasaki K, Yamazaki T. Differentially expressed genes under simulated microgravity in fruiting bodies of the fungus Pleurotus ostreatus. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010;307:72-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To understand gravitropism in mushrooms, we isolated differentially expressed genes in Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushroom) fruiting bodies developed under three-dimensional clinostat-simulated microgravity...
  28. Baggio C, Freitas C, Marcon R, Werner M, Rae G, Smiderle F, et al. Antinociception of ?-D-glucan from Pleurotus pulmonarius is possibly related to protein kinase C inhibition. Int J Biol Macromol. 2012;50:872-7 pubmed publisher
    D-Glucan, a polysaccharide isolated from an edible mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fr.) Quel., presented antinociceptive activity in mice...
  29. Tsukihara T, Honda Y, Sakai R, Watanabe T, Watanabe T. Mechanism for oxidation of high-molecular-weight substrates by a fungal versatile peroxidase, MnP2. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:2873-81 pubmed publisher
    Unlike general peroxidases, Pleurotus ostreatus MnP2 was reported to have a unique property of direct oxidization of high-molecular-weight compounds, such as Poly R-478 and RNase A...
  30. Ntougias S, Gaitis F, Katsaris P, Skoulika S, Iliopoulos N, Zervakis G. The effects of olives harvest period and production year on olive mill wastewater properties - evaluation of Pleurotus strains as bioindicators of the effluent's toxicity. Chemosphere. 2013;92:399-405 pubmed publisher
    ..lipid fraction, and adverse effects on biomass production of nine white-rot fungi of the basidiomycetous genus Pleurotus. Total N, nitrogen species, potassium and phosphate concentrations as well as total phenolics content of OMW ..
  31. Jedinak A, Sliva D. Pleurotus ostreatus inhibits proliferation of human breast and colon cancer cells through p53-dependent as well as p53-independent pathway. Int J Oncol. 2008;33:1307-13 pubmed
    ..edible mushrooms Agaricus bisporus (portabella), Flammulina velutipes (enoki), Lentinula edodes (shiitake) and Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster) affect the growth of breast and colon cancer cells. Here, we identified as the most potent, P...
  32. Singh M, Pandey A, Vishwakarma S, Srivastava A, Pandey V. Extracellular xylanase production by Pleurotus species on lignocellulosic wastes under in vivo condition using novel pretreatment. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2012;58:170-3 pubmed
    The production of extracellular xylanase by three species of Pleurotus species i.e. P. florida, P. flabellatus and P. sajor caju was studied under in vivo condition during their cultivation on pretreated lignocellulosic wastes...
  33. Pandey V, Singh M, Srivastava A, Vishwakarma S, Takshak S. Biodegradation of sugarcane bagasse by Pleurotus citrinopileatus. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2012;58:8-14 pubmed
    The chemically as well as hot water treated agrowaste sugarcane bagasse was subjected to degradation by Pleurotus citrinopileatus...
  34. Faraco V, Pezzella C, Miele A, Giardina P, Sannia G. Bio-remediation of colored industrial wastewaters by the white-rot fungi Phanerochaete chrysosporium and Pleurotus ostreatus and their enzymes. Biodegradation. 2009;20:209-20 pubmed publisher
    The effect of Phanerochaete chrysosporium and Pleurotus ostreatus whole cells and their ligninolytic enzymes on models of colored industrial wastewaters was evaluated...
  35. Arjona D, Aragón C, Aguilera J, Ramirez L, Pisabarro A. Reproducible and controllable light induction of in vitro fruiting of the white-rot basidiomycete Pleurotus ostreatus. Mycol Res. 2009;113:552-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this paper, an efficient and reproducible protocol for controlled fruiting induction of Pleurotus ostreatus growing on synthetic medium is described...
  36. Vamanu E. In vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of ethanolic extract of lyophilized mycelium of Pleurotus ostreatus PQMZ91109. Molecules. 2012;17:3653-71 pubmed publisher
    The antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of the ethanolic extract of Pleurotus ostreatus PQMZ91109 mycelium was determined based on inorganic and organic nitrogen sources in the culture medium...
  37. Parenti A, Muguerza E, Iroz A, Omarini A, Conde E, Alfaro M, et al. Induction of laccase activity in the white rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus using water polluted with wheat straw extracts. Bioresour Technol. 2013;133:142-9 pubmed publisher
    ..of a wheat straw water extract on the evolution of the laccase activity recovered from submerged cultures of Pleurotus ostreatus made in different media and under various culture conditions...
  38. Hearst R, Nelson D, McCollum G, Millar B, Maeda Y, Goldsmith C, et al. An examination of antibacterial and antifungal properties of constituents of Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) and oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus) mushrooms. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2009;15:5-7 pubmed publisher
    ..With this in mind, a study was undertaken to examine the antimicrobial properties of aqueous extracts of 'exotic' Shiitake and Oyster mushrooms on a range of environmental and clinically important microorganisms...
  39. Sanchez C. Cultivation of Pleurotus ostreatus and other edible mushrooms. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;85:1321-37 pubmed publisher
    b>Pleurotus ostreatus is the second most cultivated edible mushroom worldwide after Agaricus bisporus. It has economic and ecological values and medicinal properties...
  40. Nnorom I, Jarzynska G, Falandysz J, Drewnowska M, Okoye I, Oji Nnorom C. Occurrence and accumulation of mercury in two species of wild grown Pleurotus mushrooms from Southeastern Nigeria. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2012;84:78-83 pubmed publisher
    ..the degree of contamination and intake rates, as well as the risk of Hg contained in two wild species of Pleurotus mushrooms--Oyster Mushroom (P. ostreatus) and King Tuber Mushroom (P...
  41. Roy S, Maiti D, Mondal S, Das D, Islam S. Structural analysis of a polysaccharide isolated from the aqueous extract of an edible mushroom, Pleurotus sajor-caju, cultivar Black Japan. Carbohydr Res. 2008;343:1108-13 pubmed publisher
    A water-soluble polysaccharide, isolated from the aqueous extract of an edible mushroom Pleurotus sajor-caju, cultivar Black Japan was found to consist of D-glucose and D-galactose in a molar ratio of 3:1...
  42. Singh M, Pandey V, Srivastava A, Viswakarma S. Biodegradation of brassica haulms by white rot fungus Pleurotus eryngii. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2011;57:47-55 pubmed
    ..The total yield and biological efficiency of the mushroom was the maximum on the hot water treated substrates. ..
  43. Silva S, Martins S, Karmali A, Rosa E. Production, purification and characterisation of polysaccharides from Pleurotus ostreatus with antitumour activity. J Sci Food Agric. 2012;92:1826-32 pubmed publisher
    ..purification and characterisation of intracellular and extracellular free and protein-bound polysaccharides from Pleurotus ostreatus and the investigation of their growth-inhibitory effect on human carcinoma cell lines...
  44. Pal J, Ganguly S, Tahsin K, Acharya K. In vitro free radical scavenging activity of wild edible mushroom, Pleurotus squarrosulus (Mont.) Singer. Indian J Exp Biol. 2010;48:1210-8 pubmed
    ..Cold water, hot water and methanolic extract of Pleurotus squarrosulus were evaluated for antioxidant activity against hydroxyl radical, DPPH (1,1-Diphenyl-2-..
  45. Jesenak M, Majtan J, Rennerova Z, Kyselovic J, Banovcin P, Hrubisko M. Immunomodulatory effect of pleuran (?-glucan from Pleurotus ostreatus) in children with recurrent respiratory tract infections. Int Immunopharmacol. 2013;15:395-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Several natural nutritional supplements have been used in the prevention of RRTIs, but the clinical efficacy of only a few preparations is supported by scientific evidence...
  46. Velázquez Cedeño M, Farnet A, Mata G, Savoie J. Role of Bacillus spp. in antagonism between Pleurotus ostreatus and Trichoderma harzianum in heat-treated wheat-straw substrates. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:6966-73 pubmed publisher
    This study aimed to identify bacteria involved in Trichodermaharzianum inhibition while promoting Pleurotus ostreatus defences in order to favour cultivation-substrate selectivity for mushroom production...
  47. Mizutani T, Inatomi S, Inazu A, Kawahara E. Hypolipidemic effect of Pleurotus eryngii extract in fat-loaded mice. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2010;56:48-53 pubmed
    b>Pleurotus eryngii water extract (PEE), which showed the most significant inhibitory activity against pancreatic lipase in vitro among eight edible mushrooms, was investigated to determine the mechanism of its anti-lipase activity in ..
  48. García Ruiz E, Gonzalez Perez D, Ruiz Duenas F, Martinez A, Alcalde M. Directed evolution of a temperature-, peroxide- and alkaline pH-tolerant versatile peroxidase. Biochem J. 2012;441:487-98 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, a fusion gene containing the VP from Pleurotus eryngii was subjected to six rounds of directed evolution, achieving a level of secretion in Saccharomyces ..
  49. Krings U, Berger R. In situ recovery of the aroma compound perillene from stirred-tank cultured Pleurotus ostreatus using gas stripping and adsorption on polystyrene. Biotechnol Lett. 2008;30:1347-51 pubmed publisher
    Supplementation of the key metabolite, alpha-(Z)-acaridiol, to stirred-tank cultured Pleurotus ostreatus was used to demonstrate that integrated in situ product recovery resulted in high conversion rates and quantitative separation of ..
  50. Lv H, Kong Y, Yao Q, Zhang B, Leng F, Bian H, et al. Nebrodeolysin, a novel hemolytic protein from mushroom Pleurotus nebrodensis with apoptosis-inducing and anti-HIV-1 effects. Phytomedicine. 2009;16:198-205 pubmed publisher
    A novel hemolysin was isolated from the edible mushroom Pleurotus nebrodensis by ion exchange and gel filtration chromatography on DEAE-Sepharose and Sephacryl S-100...
  51. Jayakumar T, Sakthivel M, Thomas P, Geraldine P. Pleurotus ostreatus, an oyster mushroom, decreases the oxidative stress induced by carbon tetrachloride in rat kidneys, heart and brain. Chem Biol Interact. 2008;176:108-20 pubmed publisher
    The present work is aimed at evaluating the protective effect of the oyster mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus on carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced toxicity in male Wistar rats. Significantly elevated mean levels (p<0...
  52. Dey B, Bhunia S, Maity K, Patra S, Mandal S, Maiti S, et al. Chemical analysis of an immunoenhancing water-soluble polysaccharide of an edible mushroom, Pleurotus florida blue variant. Carbohydr Res. 2010;345:2736-41 pubmed publisher
    An immunoenhancing polysaccharide isolated from the aqueous extract of the fruit bodies of the mushroom, Pleurotus florida blue variant, was found to consist of d-glucose and d-galactose in a molar ratio of nearly 5:1...
  53. Chen L, Zhang B, Cheung P. Comparative proteomic analysis of mushroom cell wall proteins among the different developmental stages of Pleurotus tuber-regium. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:6173-82 pubmed publisher
    ..by detergents and reducing agents, mushroom cell wall fractions from the different developmental stages of Pleurotus tuber-regium (PTR) were prepared...
  54. Nikiforova S, Pozdnyakova N, Turkovskaya O. Emulsifying agent production during PAHs degradation by the white rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus D1. Curr Microbiol. 2009;58:554-8 pubmed publisher
    ..acids, phenanthrene, anthracene, fluorene, pyrene, fluoranthene, and chrysene degradation by white rot fungus Pleurotus ostreatus was found...
  55. Moussa T. Molecular characterization of the phenol oxidase (pox2) gene from the ligninolytic fungus Pleurotus ostreatus. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2009;298:131-42 pubmed publisher
    The gene (pox2) encoding a phenol oxidase from Pleurotus ostreatus, a lignin-degrading basidiomycete, was sequenced and the corresponding pox2-cDNA was also synthesized, cloned and sequenced...
  56. Lavi I, Levinson D, Peri I, Nimri L, Hadar Y, Schwartz B. Orally administered glucans from the edible mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius reduce acute inflammation in dextran sulfate sodium-induced experimental colitis. Br J Nutr. 2010;103:393-402 pubmed publisher
    ..The aims of the present study were to determine whether orally administered glucans from the edible mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius could attenuate or prevent the development of experimental colitis in mice...
  57. Ma K, Lee G, Lee S, Gwag J, Kim T, Kong W, et al. Development and characterization of new microsatellite markers for the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus). J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2009;19:851-7 pubmed
    We developed and characterized 36 polymorphic microsatellite markers for the oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus). In total, 169 alleles were identified with an average of 4.7 alleles per locus...
  58. Salame T, Knop D, Tal D, Levinson D, Yarden O, Hadar Y. Predominance of a versatile-peroxidase-encoding gene, mnp4, as demonstrated by gene replacement via a gene targeting system for Pleurotus ostreatus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:5341-52 pubmed publisher
    b>Pleurotus ostreatus (the oyster mushroom) and other white rot filamentous basidiomycetes are key players in the global carbon cycle. P...
  59. Jaramillo Mejía S, Albertó E. Heat treatment of wheat straw by immersion in hot water decreases mushroom yield in Pleurotus ostreatus. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2013;30:125-9 pubmed publisher
    The oyster mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus, is cultivated worldwide. It is one of the most appreciated mushrooms due to its high nutritional value...
  60. Punelli F, Reverberi M, Porretta D, Nogarotto S, Fabbri A, Fanelli C, et al. Molecular characterization and enzymatic activity of laccases in two Pleurotus spp. with different pathogenic behaviour. Mycol Res. 2009;113:381-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Pleurotus eryngii and P. ferulae, two species belonging to the P. eryngii complex, synthesize laccases, ligninolytic enzymes that play a role in the host-pathogen interaction in the first step of infection...
  61. Chen J, Wang Y, Wu J. A glycoprotein extracted from golden oyster mushroom Pleurotus citrinopileatus exhibiting growth inhibitory effect against U937 leukemia cells. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:6706-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Golden oyster mushroom, Pleurotus citrinopileatus , is a common mushroom in oriental countries for human consumption...
  62. Kanagasabapathy G, Malek S, Kuppusamy U, Vikineswary S. Chemical composition and antioxidant properties of extracts of fresh fruiting bodies of Pleurotus sajor-caju (Fr.) Singer. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:2618-26 pubmed publisher
    The chemical composition and in vitro antioxidant activity of aqueous butanol and ethyl acetate extracts of Pleurotus sajor-caju were investigated in this study...
  63. Ramos Ligonio A, López Monteon A, Trigos A. Trypanocidal activity of ergosterol peroxide from Pleurotus ostreatus. Phytother Res. 2012;26:938-43 pubmed publisher
    ..the trypanocidal activity of ergosterol peroxide (5?, 8?-epidioxy-22E-ergosta-6, 22-dien-3?-ol) isolated from Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.) P. Kumm. f. sp. Florida...
  64. Zhang Y, Dai L, Kong X, Chen L. Characterization and in vitro antioxidant activities of polysaccharides from Pleurotus ostreatus. Int J Biol Macromol. 2012;51:259-65 pubmed publisher
    Two polysaccharide fractions (PSPO-1a and PSPO-4a) were isolated from the fruiting bodies of Pleurotus ostreatus using ethanol precipitation, anion-exchange chromatography and gel permeation chromatography...
  65. Carbonero E, Ruthes A, Freitas C, Utrilla P, Galvez J, da Silva E, et al. Chemical and biological properties of a highly branched ?-glucan from edible mushroom Pleurotus sajor-caju. Carbohydr Polym. 2012;90:814-9 pubmed publisher
    Hot aqueous extraction of the basidiocarps of the mushroom Pleurotus sajor-caju provided a cold water-soluble, gel-like glucan, which was characterized chemically, and its effects on RAW 264...
  66. Tian G, Zhang G, Wang H, Ng T. Purification and characterization of a novel laccase from the mushroom Pleurotus nebrodensis. Acta Biochim Pol. 2012;59:407-12 pubmed
    ..mass of 64 kDa and the N-terminal sequence AIGPDDTINF was isolated from fresh fruiting bodies of the mushroom Pleurotus nebrodensis...
  67. Vishwakarma S, Singh M, Srivastava A, Pandey V. Azo dye (direct blue 14) decolorization by immobilized extracellular enzymes of Pleurotus species. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2012;58:21-5 pubmed
    Four species of Pleurotus i.e., P. florida, P. ostreatus, P. citrinopileatus and P. eryngii were evaluated for laccase and MnP production in submerged condition. Among these P. ostreatus showed highest production of laccase and MnP...
  68. Bleve G, Lezzi C, Mita G, Rampino P, Perrotta C, Villanova L, et al. Molecular cloning and heterologous expression of a laccase gene from Pleurotus eryngii in free and immobilized Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;79:731-41 pubmed publisher
    ..laccase was isolated by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction from the mycelia of the mushroom Pleurotus eryngii...
  69. Tong H, Xia F, Feng K, Sun G, Gao X, Sun L, et al. Structural characterization and in vitro antitumor activity of a novel polysaccharide isolated from the fruiting bodies of Pleurotus ostreatus. Bioresour Technol. 2009;100:1682-6 pubmed publisher
    A novel water-soluble polysaccharide (POPS-1) was obtained from the fruiting bodies of Pleurotus ostreatus by hot water extraction, ethanol precipitation, and fractionated by DEAE-cellulose ion exchange chromatography and sepharose CL-6B ..
  70. Flores C, Vidal C, Trejo Hernandez M, Galindo E, Serrano Carreon L. Selection of Trichoderma strains capable of increasing laccase production by Pleurotus ostreatus and Agaricus bisporus in dual cultures. J Appl Microbiol. 2009;106:249-57 pubmed publisher
    To select Trichoderma strains for enhanced laccase production in Pleurotus ostreatus or Agaricus bisporus cultures.
  71. Isai M, Elanchezhian R, Sakthivel M, Chinnakkaruppan A, Rajamohan M, Jesudasan C, et al. Anticataractogenic effect of an extract of the oyster mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus, in an experimental animal model. Curr Eye Res. 2009;34:264-73 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the efficacy of Pleurotus ostreatus extract in preventing selenite-induced cataractogenesis.
  72. Gómez Toribio V, García Martín A, Martinez M, Martinez A, Guillén F. Enhancing the production of hydroxyl radicals by Pleurotus eryngii via quinone redox cycling for pollutant removal. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:3954-62 pubmed publisher
    ..In particular, we examined the influence of 4-methoxybenzaldehyde (anisaldehyde), Mn(2+), and oxalate on Pleurotus eryngii OH generation...
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    In the cultivation of edible mushrooms, including Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fr.) Quel...
  74. Stajic M, Vukojevic J, Duletic Lausevic S. Biology of Pleurotus eryngii and role in biotechnological processes: a review. Crit Rev Biotechnol. 2009;29:55-66 pubmed publisher
    b>Pleurotus eryngii is considered a complex species owing to a perplexed structure within species and a wide geographical distribution. Due to its remarkable flavor, high nutritional value, and numerous medicinal features, P...
  75. Castanera R, Pérez G, Omarini A, Alfaro M, Pisabarro A, Faraco V, et al. Transcriptional and enzymatic profiling of Pleurotus ostreatus laccase genes in submerged and solid-state fermentation cultures. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:4037-45 pubmed publisher
    The genome of the white rot basidiomycete Pleurotus ostreatus includes 12 phenol oxidase (laccase) genes...
  76. Téllez Téllez M, Fernandez F, Montiel González A, Sanchez C, Díaz Godínez G. Growth and laccase production by Pleurotus ostreatus in submerged and solid-state fermentation. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;81:675-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Pleurotus ostreatus showed atypical laccase production in submerged vs. solid-state fermentation. Cultures grown in submerged fermentation produced laccase at 13,000 U l(-1), with a biomass production of 5...
  77. Wolff E, Wisbeck E, Silveira M, Gern R, Pinho M, Furlan S. Antimicrobial and antineoplasic activity of Pleurotus ostreatus. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2008;151:402-12 pubmed publisher
    The objectives of this work were to evaluate the antimicrobial and antineoplasic activity of Pleurotus ostreatus DSM 1833...
  78. Pezzella C, Autore F, Giardina P, Piscitelli A, Sannia G, Faraco V. The Pleurotus ostreatus laccase multi-gene family: isolation and heterologous expression of new family members. Curr Genet. 2009;55:45-57 pubmed publisher
    This work was aimed at identifying and at characterizing new Pleurotus ostreatus laccases, in order to individuate the most suitable biocatalysts for specific applications...
  79. Flores C, Casasanero R, Trejo Hernandez M, Galindo E, Serrano Carreon L. Production of laccases by Pleurotus ostreatus in submerged fermentation in co-culture with Trichoderma viride. J Appl Microbiol. 2010;108:810-7 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the production and stability of laccases by Pleurotus ostreatus in liquid co-cultures with Trichoderma viride as a function of infection time and agitation rate.
  80. Miele A, Giardina P, Sannia G, Faraco V. Random mutants of a Pleurotus ostreatus laccase as new biocatalysts for industrial effluents bioremediation. J Appl Microbiol. 2010;108:998-1006 pubmed publisher
    To select better performing laccase variants among the 2300 randomly mutated variants of Pleurotus ostreatus POXA1b laccase to develop improved laccase-based biocatalysts.
  81. Lechner B, Albertó E. Search for new naturally occurring strains of Pleurotus to improve yields: Pleurotus albidus as a novel proposed species for mushroom production. Rev Iberoam Micol. 2011;28:148-54 pubmed publisher
    The species of genus Pleurotus are worldwide cultivated.
  82. Lavi I, Nimri L, Levinson D, Peri I, Hadar Y, Schwartz B. Glucans from the edible mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius inhibit colitis-associated colon carcinogenesis in mice. J Gastroenterol. 2012;47:504-18 pubmed publisher
    ..that polysaccharides from fruiting body extract (FBE) or mycelia extract (ME) of the edible mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius exert antiproliferative effects in intestinal cells and an anti-inflammatory effect in a dextran ..
  83. Ryu J, Kim M, Ro H, Kang Y, Kwon J, Kong W, et al. Identification of mating type loci and development of SCAR marker genetically linked to the B3 locus in Pleurotus eryngii. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;22:1177-84 pubmed
    In order to estimate how diverse the mating types in Pleurotus eryngii from different regions are, pairings between monokaryons derived from inter- and intragroups were done...
  84. Choi J, Kim H, Jin S, Han E, Khanal T, Do M, et al. Topical application of Pleurotus eryngii extracts inhibits 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene-induced atopic dermatitis in NC/Nga mice by the regulation of Th1/Th2 balance. Food Chem Toxicol. 2013;53:38-45 pubmed publisher
    b>Pleurotus eryngii is a nutritional and medicinal food rich in polysaccharides that enhance the host immune system as a response to various diseases. The present study investigated the effects of P...
  85. Ghazanfari T, Yaraee R, Farahnejad Z, Rahmati B, Hakimzadeh H. Macrophages activation and nitric oxide alterations in mice treated with Pleurotus florida. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2010;32:47-50 pubmed publisher
    ..This study showed a macrophage activator function for P. florida and also may confirms its anti inflammatory role. Further studies are needed to address effective phytochemicals of this edible mushroom and their mechanisms...
  86. Huang C, Xu J, Gao W, Chen Q, Wang H, Zhang J. A reason for overlap peaks in direct sequencing of rRNA gene ITS in Pleurotus nebrodensis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010;305:14-7 pubmed publisher
    To examine why we failed in direct sequencing of rRNA gene internal transcribed spacer (ITS) in Pleurotus nebrodensis, we obtained monokaryons of P. nebrodensis (00489 and 00491) using a protoplast monokaryonization technique...
  87. Ding Y, Liang S, Lei J, Chen L, Kothe E, Ma A. Agrobacterium tumefaciens mediated fused egfp-hph gene expression under the control of gpd promoter in Pleurotus ostreatus. Microbiol Res. 2011;166:314-22 pubmed publisher
    A transformation system for the basidiomycete Pleurotus ostreatus was established using agrobacterium-mediated infection. Following P...
  88. Qiu L, Li Y, Liu Y, Gao Y, Qi Y, Shen J. Particle and naked RNA mycoviruses in industrially cultivated mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus in China. Fungal Biol. 2010;114:507-13 pubmed publisher
    Many cultivated mushroom strains, such as Pleurotus ostreatus TD300, displayed symptoms of degeneration. A spherical virus POSV and four dsRNA segments were extracted from mycelium of P. ostreatus TD300...
  89. Zhang B, Cheung P. Use of stimulatory agents to enhance the production of bioactive exopolysaccharide from pleurotus tuber-regium by submerged fermentation. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:1210-6 pubmed publisher
    ..of fungal mycelium and production of exopolysaccharide (EPS) by submerged fermentation of an edible mushroom Pleurotus tuber-regium. Addition of 3...
  90. Finimundy T, Gambato G, Fontana R, Camassola M, Salvador M, Moura S, et al. Aqueous extracts of Lentinula edodes and Pleurotus sajor-caju exhibit high antioxidant capability and promising in vitro antitumor activity. Nutr Res. 2013;33:76-84 pubmed publisher
    ..This report shows that Brazilian aqueous extracts of Lentinula edodes and Pleurotus sajor-caju exert inhibitory activity against the proliferation of the human tumor cell lines laryngeal carcinoma ..
  91. Adebayo E, Oloke J, Yadav A, Barooah M, Bora T. Improving yield performance of Pleurotus pulmonarius through hyphal anastomosis fusion of dikaryons. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;29:1029-37 pubmed publisher
    ..The results obtained from this study have shown the improved performance of the hybrids strain over wild type strains...
  92. Mishra K, Pal R, Arunkumar R, Chandrashekara C, Jain S, Bhatt J. Antioxidant properties of different edible mushroom species and increased bioconversion efficiency of Pleurotus eryngii using locally available casing materials. Food Chem. 2013;138:1557-63 pubmed publisher
    ..phenolics, radical scavenging activity (RSA) on DPPH, ascorbic acid content and chelating activity on Fe(2+) of Pleurotus citrinopileatus, Pleurotus djamor, Pleurotus eryngii, Pleurotus flabellatus, Pleurotus florida, Pleurotus ..