Skin Health Promotion Effects of Natural Beta‐Glucan Derived from Cereals and Microorganisms: A Review

@article{Du2014SkinHP,
  title={Skin Health Promotion Effects of Natural Beta‐Glucan Derived from Cereals and Microorganisms: A Review},
  author={B. Du and Z. Bian and Baojun Xu},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={28}
}
β‐Glucans are natural cell wall polysaccharides found in yeast, fungi (including mushrooms), some bacteria, seaweeds and cereals. Natural β‐glucans possess many health promotion effects on human health, such as anti‐tumor, anti‐diabetes, anti‐infection, lowering blood cholesterol and immune‐modulating properties. These effects have been reviewed previously. However, skin health promotion of β‐glucan derived from cereals and microorganisms has received little attention. This review focuses on… Expand
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