PSP / Turkey Tail (Coriolus versicolor)

Charmander asked about PSP (used by Attitude67)

The intriguing thing about the polysaccharopeptide (PSP) extracted from Turkey tail mushrooms, is the possibility that it might kill stem-like PCa cells.  

In advanced PCa, some cells develop stem-like qualities.  The term "progenitor cell" is often used:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proge...

These cells are difficult to kill, & conventional therapies don't even tarket them.  For instance, they are not dependant on androgen.

Here is the key paper on PSP & PCa:

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl...

Some might recall a vitamin E thread where I made a case for using DeltaGold, from annatto.  It contains only delta & gamma tocotrienols.  It should be used without any other E product, since tocopherols out-compete for uptake.  Delta & gamma tocotrienols are the most beneficial of the 8 forms of vitamin E, for CVD & PCa, respectively.

The authors of the PSP study also did a gamma tocotrienol study, followed by a study that showed synergy between the two:

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl...

I have very little faith in turkey tail supplements.  I live in the U.S. but buy from the Netherlands:

oriveda.com/coriolus_psp.php

(I have no financial interest.)

-Patrick

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