mannans


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man·nans

(man'anz),
1. Polysaccharides of mannose, found in various legumes and in the ivory nut.
2. Polysaccharides in which mannose is the monosaccharide present in highest proportion.
Synonym(s): mannosans

mannans

(măn′ănz)
Any of several polysaccharides of mannose.
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Flavonoids and mannan oligosaccharides in broiler diets.
Intestinal structure and function of broiler chickens on diets supplemented with a mannan oligosaccharide.
The effects of mannan oligosaccharide, bambermycin and virginiamycin on performance of large white male turkeys toms.
This proprietary procedure never uses heat, thereby resulting in a product that contains therapeutic levels of high molecular weight acetylated mannans and low amounts of simple sugars and salts.
The high molecular weight acetylated mannans that are found in Carrington's alcohol-precipitated and refined raw materials contain a unique backbone structure of various polysaccharides referred to by some as glyconutrients.
Some of these studies have focused on the effects of polymeric acetylated mannans on a primary cell of the immune system known as the macrophage.
The molecular architecture of fungal walls remains elusive because of difficulty in correlating chemical composition with the ultrastructural layers and uncertainty concerning the linkages connecting major cell wall polymers: glucans, mannan, and chitin.
Our raw materials and finished products are manufactured for lot-to-lot consistency and contain certified concentrations of the acetylated mannans.
Carrington first isolated acemannan in 1984, patented its discovery and received the name acemannan for the drug product from the United States Adopted Name Council which defined acemannan as "a highly acetylated, polydispersed, linear mannan obtained from the mucilage of Aloe barbadensis, Miler (Aloe vera L.
Certain acetylated mannans also have demonstrated the ability to reduce common symptoms of chronic respiratory diseases such as congestion, wheezing, coughing, itching, burning, and difficulty in breathing.