Enhancing Effect of Pleurotus ostreatus Extracts on Mouse Spleen and Cytokine Cells Activation

느타리버섯 물 추출물 투여에 의한 마우스 비장세포 및 사이토카인 활성효과

  • Ryu, Hye-Sook (Dept. of Food and Nutrition, College of Health Sciences, Sangji University)
  • 류혜숙 (상지대학교 보건과학대학 식품영양학과)
  • Received : 2014.05.30
  • Accepted : 2014.08.07
  • Published : 2014.08.30


Pleurotus ostreatus have been used as a traditional remedy and food source. Its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidation effects have been previously reported. The production of cytokines (IL-$2{\beta}$, IFN-${\gamma}$, and TNF-${\alpha}$) secreted by LPS- and non LPS-stimulated macrophages, were detected by ELISA assay using a cytokine kit. Mouse splenocytes proliferation increased with Pleurotus ostreatus water extracts supplement at 5, 10, 50, 100, 250, 500, $1,000{\mu}g/mL$ after a 48hr pre-treatment with the mitogen (ConA or LPS). The cytokine production (IL-$2{\beta}$, IFN-${\gamma}$, and TNF-${\alpha}$), measured by a cytokine ELISA kit, increased on water extracts supplementation. This in vitro study suggested that supplementation with Pleurotus ostreatus water extracts may enhance the immune function by regulating the splenocyte proliferation and enhancing cytokine production.


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