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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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Review
2009
Review
2009
Summary:  β‐glucans are recognized by the innate immune system. This recognition plays important roles in host defense and… 
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… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
The recognition of conserved microbial structures is a key aspect of metazoan immunity, and β‐glucans are emerging as a major… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Three structural classes of (1→3)-β-d-glucans are encountered in some important soil-dwelling, plant-associated or human… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Alveolar macrophages represent a first-line innate host defense mechanism for clearing inhaled Aspergillus fumigatus from the… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Zymosan is a β-glucan– and mannan-rich particle that is widely used as a cellular activator for examining the numerous responses… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The carbohydrate polymers known as β-1,3-d-glucans exert potent effects on the immune system — stimulating antitumour and… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • P. Kidd
  • Alternative medicine review : a journal of…
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 6803549
Immunoceuticals can be considered as substances having immunotherapeutic efficacy when taken orally. More than 50 mushroom… 
Review
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… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the postponement of fatigue in subjects fed carbohydrate during prolonged…