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Clitocybe flaccida effective in curing Cystic Fibrosis and potentially other genetic diseases

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I recently heard an interview on the radio of one of the french scientists who recently conducted a research on mushrooms which could be effective in treating autoimmune diseases like mucoviscidosis a.k.a cystic fibrosis.

Their research on 164 different extracts of mushrooms and algae led them to Paralepista flaccida var. inversa (also called Clitocybe flaccida which I think we can all agree is a superior fucking name :lol:).

It is a very common edible mushroom, although not tasty. Its extract reverted the DNA mutations and restored production of the needed proteins on live cells from patients suffering from cystic fibrosis.

The way this mushroom works could lead to a cure not only for cystic fibrosis but most of the other diseases linked to DNA mutations where a gene only produces part of the protein it codes for, including Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and some forms of cancer.

Here is an article in french (I wasn't able to find anything in english yet): http://sante.lefigaro.fr/article/un-champignon-prometteur-contre-des-maladies-genetiques

And the published scientific paper: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0187930
Mushrooms aren't done helping and astonishing us
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