Technologies

Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences

Title:

Shiitake mushroom: Vitamin D2 enriched

Area:

Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences

Focus Area:

Food Technology

Developing Agency:

CSIR - Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT)

Email:

sukhjinder@ihbt.res.in, bdmu@ihbt.res.in
Website Link :https://www.ihbt.res.in/en/

Brief Description

Description :

Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) is an edible mushroom which has high medicinal value. Vitamin D is essential for bone health and to boost immune system. A technology for enhanced production of ergocalciferols (Vitamin D2) in Shiitake mushroom has been developed