Pharmaceutical Mycology

Mycology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi, including their biochemical properties and genetic characteristic and their use to humans as a source medicine, food, and entheogens, as well as their dangers, such as poisoning or infection. Many fungi produce antibiotics, toxins and other secondary metabolites. Fungi have recently helped to produce other important drugs. cyclosporin, an anti-rejection substance that has helped in the development of organ-transplant surgery over the last few years.

 

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