Mushrooms: A Wealth of Nutraceuticals and An Agent of Bioremediation informs readers about the growing role of mycotherapy and fungal biotechnology for a sustainable future. It presents reviews of efficient treatment strategies for different diseases with the help of mushrooms and derived nutraceuticals. This book also highlights efficient bioremediation strategies exhibited by common mushrooms.
Starting with topics on the nutritional and medicinal values of various edible and non-edible mushrooms, the contributors explore their bioactive components. The book progressively covers the antidiabetic, anticancer and antimcrobial potential of mushrooms. The contents are rounded up by reviews of the application of fungal xylanase enzymes and bioremediation of heavy metals from the environment.
This is a comprehensive reference for researchers interested in working in the field of applied mycology for nutraceuticals and environmental bioremediation for pollution control.
Researchers interested in working in the field of applied mycology for nutraceuticals and environmental bioremediation for pollution control.