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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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2019
Review
2019
Probiotics and prebiotics are microbiota-management tools for improving host health. They target gastrointestinal effects via the… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Dectin-1 is a C-type lectin-like receptor on leukocytes that mediates phagocytosis and inflammatory mediator production in innate… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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1998
Review
1998
  • W. Boos, H. Shuman
  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 8418738
SUMMARY The maltose system of Escherichia coli offers an unusually rich set of enzymes, transporters, and regulators as objects… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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