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glucan

[′glü‚kan]
(biochemistry)
A polysaccharide composed of the hexose sugarD-glucose.
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Hypercholesterolemia, Cardiovascular disease, Wheat bran feed, Maize bran feed, Sorghum [beta] glucan feed, Barley [beta] glucan feed, Triglycerides, Lipid profile, Total cholesterol.
Differently from the [beta]-glucan which have been researched until the present, this research used the black yeast [beta]-glucan centered on [beta]-1,3/1,6-glucan, which was developed by cultivating the transmutator within Aureobasidium at Glucan.
Caroline Sanders, Sales Director, Oat Nutrition, Tate & Lyle commented: PromOat Beta Glucan is a source of beta glucan the soluble dietary fibre in oat bran that provides important functional and health benefits.
Some species of Streptococcus, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas have been shown to produce glucan or glucanlike polymers that could potentially interfere with the BG assay.
1,3 glucan by the novel bacterial strain Bacillus cereus LVK13 (KC 898956) (11) was optimized by Plackett-Burman design and Response surface methodology.
The most active forms of beta- glucans are those comprising D-glucose units with (1,3) links and with side-chains of D-glucose attached at the (1,6) position.
Health claims for oat beta glucan in the areas of cholesterol reduction, blood glucose control and general gastrointestinal health have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
B-1, 3 glucan activation of crustacean hemocytes in vitro and in vivo.
Oats contain a chemical called beta glucan which traps cholesterol and stops it from entering the bloodstream.
The researchers discovered a second way of killing TB after observing a crucial connection between their novel alpha glucan pathway and a second pathway that also synthesizes alpha glucans.