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Table 1 Active components in radiated (LE + D) and unirradiated (LE) L. edodes mushrooms

From: Attenuating the rate of total body fat accumulation and alleviating liver damage by oral administration of vitamin D-enriched edible mushrooms in a diet-induced obesity murine model is mediated by an anti-inflammatory paradigm shift

  LE (n = 3) LE + D (n = 3)  
M SD M SD p value
Ergosterol (mg/1 g DM) 1.98 0.84 1.24 0.70 0.327
Vit. D2 (μg/1 g DM) ND ND 42.96 7.21 0.0005
β-Glucan (% w/w) 22.35 1.01 15.80 0.88 0.0023
α-Glucan (% w/w) 1.3 0.04 1.38 0.07 0.2019
total-Glucan (% w/w) 23.64 1 17.18 0.81 0.0021