Biology and Chemistry of Beta Glucan Volume Title: Beta-Glucan, Structure, Chemistry and Specific Application

Editor(s): Vaclav Vetvicka and Miroslav Novak

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β-Glucan is generally considered to be a very safe immunomodulator. It is a well-known biological response modifier (BRM) that has been used as an adjuvant therapy for cancer since 1980, mostly in ...
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Structural Analysis of Fungal Glucans

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Insights into the Physicochemical Characterization, Chemistry, Structure and Synthesis of (1 →3,1 →6)- β-Glucans

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Chemical Synthesis of Oligo-(1→3)-β-D-Glucans

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Contribution of Biocatalysis to the Synthesis of β-(1,3)-Glucans

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Modulation of Photodynamic Therapy by β-Glucan

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Human Exposures to β-Glucan in the Environment

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Biological Roles of β-Glucans in Invertebrates

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The Role of Glucans in Protection of Shrimp Against Disease

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