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glucan

[′glü‚kan]
(biochemistry)
A polysaccharide composed of the hexose sugarD-glucose.
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We are committed to pioneering beta glucan technology.
Biovelop AB, "The Swedish cereal fractionation specialists" have launched a new, revolutionary oat-based soluble fibre ingredient, containing 35% beta glucan, called PromOat[TM].
Van Drunen Farms licensed the USDA technology and involved ADL in developing a line of beverages that contained sufficient amounts of oat beta glucan to meet the requirements of the FDA's Nutrition Labeling and Education Act health claim, while also having the equivalent flavor, mouth-feel, and texture as the leading meal replacement and smoothie beverages now on the market.
As part of this new testing service, ViraCor has begun offering two tests - Platelia[TM] Aspergillus EIA and Fungitell[R] -D Glucan - that together provide the most comprehensive fungal infection testing available.
Subtle differences in the molecular structure of various beta 1,3/1,6 glucans can significantly affect their ability to enhance innate immune system responses, according to new research from Biothera presented recently at the National Cancer Institutes' Frontiers in Basic immunology 2009.
The digestibility of starch and glucan decreased due to an increase in pomace levels.
11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's IFT12 international expo, Super Beta Glucan (SBG) Inc.
The final product, Fluxome Beta Glucan, developed by GlycaNova, is a natural beta-glucan product manufactured through fermentation.
In addition, Nutrinova and Ceapro will strengthen their co-operation in research and development by developing other dietary fiber products containing glucan together.
equal owners of their joint venture, BioAgra, LLC, today announced the completion of a successful university study of its product Agrastim([R]), a purified yeast beta-1,3/1,6-D glucan product with an 80% or greater biological activity.
Mushrooms contain beta glucan, a component linked to strengthened immune systems and antimicrobial activity, making it a highly coveted supplement to help address a number of diseases and compromised health conditions.
have amicably terminated the existing license agreement whereby BioAgra will cease operations utilizing Progressive BioActives's proprietary process for the manufacture of a purified yeast beta-1,3/1,6-D glucan product.