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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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Beta glucan is a type of ?-D-glucose polysaccharides that forms in the cell walls of various cereals, bacteria, and fungi.
The researchers took one of these similar genes from moss to see if it would lead to the production of beta glucan.
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According to the terms of the contract, ImmuDyne will pay for the beta glucan products to be administered in this study and the blood tests required to measure changes in certain biomarkers.
Ibers has been breeding a variety of oats with higher beta glucan content in order to enhance their health benefits.
Products launched included OatWell[R] a market-leading brand of oat beta glucan that DSM has recently acquired from CreaNutrition, following an agreement with Swedish Oat Fiber.
Wellmune WGP[R] and our other novel baker's yeast beta glucan ingredients are clinically proven to safely prime key immune cells that help keep the body healthy.
I-Health's parent company, Parsippany, N.J.-based DSM Nutritional, last month expanded its ingredient portfolio with the acquisition of the OatWell brand of beta glucan from Swedish Oat Fiber (SOF).
1000% 1.3 Beta Glucan (Yeast) 200 mg ** Proprietary Blend 280 mg ** Andrographis (Andrographis paniculata) (plant), Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) (root), Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) (Root), Elderberry extract (Sambucus nigra) (flower) ** Daily Value not established.
He presents the evidence and critiques the hype about this polysaccharide in his lay-accessible book, Beta Glucan: Nature's Secret, published in 2009.
Oats contain a chemical called beta glucan which traps cholesterol and stops it from entering the bloodstream.