Glucans

Known as: polyglucose, Glucose Polymer, Polyglucoses 
Polysaccharides composed of repeating glucose units. They can consist of branched or unbranched chains in any linkages.
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is carbohydrate intolerance resulting in hyperglycaemia with onset or first… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Non-cellulosic beta-glucans are now recognized as potent immunological activators, and some are used clinically in China and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The fungal pathogen Candida albicans has a multilayered cell wall composed of an outer layer of proteins glycosylated with N- or… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Alveolar macrophages represent a first-line innate host defense mechanism for clearing inhaled Aspergillus fumigatus from the… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Beta-glucans are structural cell wall polymers of many fungi which possess immunomodulatory activities. Although the therapeutic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Toll-like receptors (TLRs) mediate recognition of a wide range of microbial products including lipopolysaccharides, lipoproteins… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Zymosan is a beta-glucan- and mannan-rich particle that is widely used as a cellular activator for examining the numerous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The carbohydrate polymers known as beta-1,3-d-glucans exert potent effects on the immune system - stimulating antitumour and… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Immunoceuticals can be considered as substances having immunotherapeutic efficacy when taken orally. More than 50 mushroom… (More)
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1991
Review
1991
There is a need to standardize the NDF procedure. Procedures have varied because of the use of different amylases in attempts to… (More)
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