Quantitative Analysis of Components in Ganoderma

  • Ruoyun Chen
  • Jie KangEmail author
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 1181)


The components in Ganoderma, including triterpenes, polysaccharides, nucleosides or nucleobases, steroids, and ergothioneine, were quantitatively analyzed. Among them, the quantitative analysis of triterpenes and polysaccharides were recorded in US Pharmacopeia. HPLC-UV and HPLC-MS are the most popular quantitative methods for all of these compounds.


Ganoderma Triterpenes Polysaccharides Nucleosides or nucleobases Steroids Ergothioneine Quantitative analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Natural Product Chemistry, Institute of Materia MedicaChinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina

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