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beta-glucan

, β-glucan (bāt′ă-gloo′kăn)
Any of a class of complex carbohydrate nutrients, derived from yeast, with immune-stimulating and antimicrobial activity in laboratory experiments. They are promoted as dietary supplements.
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Dietary fiber in fermented oat and barley B-glucan rich concentrates.
Potentiation of host-mediated antitumor activity in mice by b-glucan obtained from Crifola frondosa (maitake).
Meta-analysis of the effect of B-glucan intake on blood cholesterol and glucose levels.
Other actives available from Dragoco include Farnesol, a bacteriostatic deodorant; B-glucan, an oat derivative to help prevent UV-induced skin aging and a wheat bran extract that is said to impart a film on hair to improve wet comb, reduce electrostatic charge and give luster and volume to hair.
Patchen is widely published, having written or contributed to 62 journal articles and over 100 scientific presentations and abstracts, many pertaining to the field of B-glucan hematopoietic activities.
Even relatively lucid scientific studies contain lines like "The final analysis was based on a 'pre protocol' basis since the study objective was to test a dose-response relationship of B-glucan on serum lipids.
In all there were some sixty or more presentations and we haven't the space to detail them all here but a selection of the titles runs as follows: Concepts of dietary fibre; Changes in dietary fibre polymers during storage and cooking; Chemical and physicochemical properties of fibres from algal extraction by-products; Biosynthesis of the hemicellulose, glucuronoxylan, in plant fibre; Evaluation of dietary fibre methods and the distribution of B-glucan among various fibre fractions; Analysis of the dietary fibre from Olea Europaea (Gordal and Manzilla var.
The title of the new Clinical Cancer Research paper is "Yeast-Derived b-Glucan Augments the Therapeutic Efficacy Mediated by Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Monoclonal Antibody in Human Carcinoma Xenograft Models.
Betafectin is an engineered carbohydrate polymer that targets a protein on infection-fighting white blood cells called the B-glucan receptor.
The ASCO poster presentation is entitled, "Cytotoxicity of Bevacizumab is Enhanced by b-glucan in Tumors Expressing Membrane-Bound VEGF.
Betafectin is an engineered, carbohydrate polymer that targets a protein on white blood cells called the b-glucan receptor.