beta-glucan


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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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They are derived from a natural selection process focused on obtaining a superior nutritional profile and a high concentration of beta-glucan (soluble fiber).
DSM Nutritional Products, Parsippany, NJ, has reached an agreement with Swedish Oat Fiber (SOF) to acquire the OatWell brand beta-glucan ingredient portfolio.
Greek scientists set out to examine the effects of an oat beta-glucan concentrate on different sensory properties of low-fat white-brined cheese.
have jointly signed a global distribution agreement for Ceapro's beta-glucan and oat ingredients.
Beta-glucan is the key to the barley's ability to lower cholesterol, promote healthy blood sugar levels and help with weight control.
It contains pharmaceutical-grade glucosa mine, a proprietary blend of chondroitin, hyaluronic acid and Biocell collagen type 2, as well as vitamin D and Polycan 1,2/1,6 beta-glucan.
Researchers in South Korea have found that barley beta-glucan, a soluble fiber component with health benefits, could be used as a fat replacer in meat systems.
Product Synopsis This forecast report on Beta-Glucans covers an in-depth analysis of Beta-Glucan ingredients manufacturers and ingredients characteristics in relation to raw material use and extraction methods.
Combinations of the miracle berry with beta-glucan soluble fibers have created compositions with reduced caloric value and which have improved health-promoting qualities from the beta-glucan soluble fiber.
based in Falmouth, MA, is a leader in the field of bacterial endotoxin and beta-glucan detection.
Notably, the soluble fiber beta-glucan found in oats has been recognized for its ability to lower both total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C).
The United States Pharmacopeia (USP), in collaboration with Biothera, Eagan, MN, has developed the first official monograph for beta-glucan from bakers yeast (Saccha-romyces cerevisiae), a natural food, beverage and dietary supplement ingredient widely recognized for its immune health benefits.