WGP Beta Glucan Treatment Accelerates Myeloid Recovery after Radiation Exposure

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The threat of nuclear radiation terrorism has prompted a widespread search for defenses against this menace. Radiation destroys the bone marrow (BM) and depletes the body of white blood cells (WBC or leukocytes) that defend against infection and disease. In this immune-weakened state, the body is more susceptible to infection and may become overwhelmed… (More)

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